Though the government has put ban on the use of tobacco products in the public places, the government’s Agriculture Minister Hari Parajuli was seen using tobacco in the public prorgamme in Dharan, Sunsari on Wednesday, December 24, 2014.
The government had ban smoking and use of tobacco products in public areas effective from August 7, 2013.
However, the government’s Agriculture Minister has been caught up with such incident on Wednesday at a public programme. The incident also became a gossip among the locals in Dharan.
The study has shown that around 15,000 people die every year due to the use of tobacco in Nepal.