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Nepal Pressured To Declare Muslim Public Holidays

Source: Reuters India
Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2007
Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2020

Two leading Muslim groups have said they would organize street protests if the government does not meet its demand to have more than 10% of the seats of the upcoming assembly set aside for Muslims.

One likely compromise would be to add 2 or 3 Muslim public holidays, for Muslim civil servants, to the calendar of public holidays in Nepal.

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