October 29, Janakpurdham. A seven-point agreement was reached on Monday to resolve the dispute between the two communities in Rupaitha, Janakpur.
Tensions in Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolis have been reduced to Rs.
A seven-point agreement was reached after discussions between the chief of the sub-metropolis, deputy chief and local leaders of Rupaitha.
It has been agreed that the Telia pond of Rupaitha will be owned and protected by the sub-metropolitan government.
It has also been agreed not to put any flag and other signs in the pond and to manage the flag placed by the Muslim community there.
From now on, both sides have agreed to maintain religious communal harmony through media, social media or any other medium without harming religious / communal harmony.
A nine-member committee has been formed under the coordination of the Deputy Mayor of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolis with 4/4 representatives from both the parties to maintain harmony and help in the development of the region.
Even after Monday’s agreement, the ban on rupees has been maintained. The district administration office has imposed a restraining order till 10 pm on Tuesday.
Chief District Officer Bandhu Prasad Bastola said that half of the security personnel were recalled after an agreement was reached between the two sides. “Once the agreement is reached, there will be no strict ban,” he said.
While the Hindu community was celebrating Chhath in the pond, there was a dispute with the Muslim community. The dispute escalated on Saturday. Five security personnel and a woman were injured in the clash. The local administration had issued a restraining order after the same incident.