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Dharminda Saha issued death threat

With the deadline of the Constituent Assembly round the corner, various ethnic communities have piled up pressure on the political parties to address their identities in new constitution. Amidst this, some communities have emerged hostile to media.

Dharminda Saha, a journalist in the far western region of Nepal-Dhangadhi- has been issued death threat by an unknown person over phone.

Reporter with the Samachar daily from Dhangadhi, Saha, was threatened of life asking her to stop writing against banda (general shutdown) in the night of May 12, 2012.

The banda has been called in various parts of the country, including the capital, time and again raising the demands of concerned sectors/communities be met in new constitution as the deadline to promulgate constitution (May 27) is approaching rapidly.

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