In Muktinath Sanskrit Gurukul, Baglung(Nepal) Municipality-4, Kudule, a principal who asked the students of all castes should be allowed to be the part of education system have been attacked. Chandrakant Poudel who is chief of World Hindu Organization Asia region has been fighting for the equal rights to the all castes in education system in the Gurukul.
The United Dalit Struggle Committee, Baglung, protested against the attack and expressed solidarity with Poudel’s campaign.
The Struggle Committee has demanded the government to take stern action against all those involved in the attack on the basis of a video posted on social media condemning the deadly attack on Poudel led by the so-called religious guru Swami Prapanna.
In a statement signed by Tika Kumari Bishwakarma, coordinator of the struggle committee, Muktinath Sanskrit Pathshala not only in Baglung but also in all such Pathshalas and Gurukuls across Nepal, according to Nepal’s Education Act, people of all castes, languages and communities should be allowed to study.
In the press release, the struggle committee demanded to make arrangements for the study of citizens of all castes in such gurukulas all over Nepal including Baglung and warned to agitate if the demand is not met.
After this Incident former Prime Minister of Nepal phoned Poudel and told him not to worry about all those incidents and be focused in his amzing work. He was also advised not to be angry all the time. Former prime minister also told him that he is always with Mr. poudel in his work.