Nepal Govt. divided over deployment of army in Terai

 The Communist Government of Nepal is divided on the issue of deployment of army in the Terai region that is disturbed due to the ongoing Madhesi protests against the newly adopted Constitution.

Kathmandu: The Communist Government of Nepal is divided on the issue of deployment of army in the Terai region that is disturbed due to the ongoing Madhesi protests against the newly adopted Constitution.

Differences emerged when Information and Broadcasting Minister Shardhan Rai opposed the proposal of deploying army in the Madhes region as proposed by Defence Minister Bhim Rawal after the National Security Council meeting held on October 19 in Kathmandu.

Rawal proposed to send the army in the Terai region. However, sources in the Communist Government confirmed that there is a clear division over the deployment of the army in Terai.

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