Newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal, Sushil Koirala, directed Tribhuvan University (TU) officials to appoint the seniormost professor as the Dean at Institute of Medicine (IoM) within 24 hours.
This move by Prime Minister Koirala, is expected to diffuse the crisis at IoM. Appointment of a new Dean at IoM is the major demand of Professor Govinda KC who is on fast unto death to break the nexus between the TU authorities and those in the business of medical education.
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital's doctors have given en masse resignation in solidarity with the hunger strike of Professor Dr Govinda KC .
Prime Minister is a Chancellor of Tribhuvan University. The government has drafted the letter to TU authorities, which will be given on Wednesday morning.