Dharan’s Mayor takes stand for political reform in Kathmandu

Kathmandu: Mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City has embarked on a significant journey to the capital, Kathmandu, to advocate for political reform and accountability.

Over the course of several days, Mayor Sampang has engaged in high-level discussions with key officials, including Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane, Finance Minister Barshaman Pun, Water Supply Minister Rajendra Kumar Rai, and Education Minister Sumana Shrestha.

These meetings have centered around the development plans for Dharan, reflecting Sampang’s commitment to fostering progress in his municipality. However, Mayor Sampang has not stopped at mere discussions.

In a striking display of determination, he staged a solitary protest on Tuesday morning, brandishing placards that call for immediate political reform and enhanced governmental transparency. Among his demands is the implementation of a system wherein the executive head is directly elected by the populace. Mayor Sampang asserts that such a system must be established before the year 2084 BS.