Family to receive body of Gauchan today

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The family of Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead in broad daylight in the capital on October 9, is to receive his body Thursday. 
 
The FCAN and Gauchan's family refused to receive the body demanding prompt actions against the murderers, declaring Gauchan a martyr and guaranteeing security to the entrepreneurs. 
 
According to Gauchan's uncle Omkar Gauchan, they have agreed to receive the body following a meeting of FCAN delegation with Home Minister that concluded positive to declare Gauchan a martyr and assured to table the proposal in the Cabinet. 
 
Likewise, the Home Minister also pledged to provide full security to entrepreneurs. 
 
FCAN Association Member Shiva Hari Ghimire informed that the body of Gauchan will be kept at FCAN office in Bijulibazaar from 9 am to 12 noon Thursday for paying final tribute. 
 
"The body of Gauchan will also be kept at Thakali Sewa Samaj, Balaju for the last homage Thursday", Ghimire informed. 
 
FCAN has also said that they will enforce vehicular strike in different parts of Kathmandu for an hour today and halt traffic in main highways tomorrow in protest of the murder of Gauchan. RSS

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