Dissenting parties’s strike brings Nepal to standstill

Nepal CPN Maoist Mohan Baidya Kiran

KATHMANDU: Nepal remained shut down since Sunday morning as dissenting 33 political parties implemented their call as protest against the decision of four major political parties.

The 33 political parties grouped together by the Mohan Baidya led CPN Maoist continued their call for Nepal band as the Interim Election Cabinet and four major political parties declined to address their demands.

The demands which among other include the scrapping of 11 point agreement reached between major political parties and the IEC and dissolution of the Chief Justice led IEC government to form a government led by political parties remain undressed so far.

Following the band all transportation means, factories, academic institutions and local market remained shut through out the main cities across the nation.

Band enforces were seen shouting anti-government and snit-four major political party slogans and some protestors in Kathmandu vandalized press vehicle belonging to Mountain Television.

Security officials have booked 11 protestors from various parts of the capital while they were trying to enforce the banda.