Strike in Tarai affects life partially

KATHMANDU: Normal life in 22 districts of southern plain is partially affected due to a strike called by the Rajendra Mahato-led Nepal Sadhbhawana Party.

However, the southern plain districts with dense settlement of hilly people including Jhapa, Biratnagar, Sunsari, Chitwan, Rupandehi and others are not affected by the general shutdown, our representatives report.
The number of vehicles plying on the road is sparse while only few shops have opened.

The party enforced the general strike against police misbehave with Mahato at Shanti Batika in the capital where Mahato was sitting for a hunger strike demanding the government declare the CA poll date.

Meanwhile, the banda enforcers set a truck on fire in Sarlahi district. The truck (Na 2 Kha 6333) was carrying sanitary goods from Birgunj to Mahottari, police said.