CPN Maoist led alliance enforces band in Western and mid western region

KATHMANDU: The CPN Maoist led 33 party alliance brought general life conditions to a grinding halt in western and mid western Nepal on Monday.

The band was a part of the alliances strategy to protest against the proposed November 19 Constituent Assembly (CA) elections.

Life in 20 districts in the regions has come to a grinding halt due to the bandh. Short and long route traffic has been completely halted, while educational institutions and local market areas are shut in most of the districts.

The alliance has called shutdown in Rukum, Salyan, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Gulmi, Arghakhanchi, Palpa, Baglung, Myagdi, Gorkha, Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Tanahun, Kaski, Parbat, Syangja, Kapilvastu, Rupandehi and Nawalparasi districts, today.

Among others, the alliance has called today’s bandh demanding the nullification of the March 14 agreement signed by the four major parties, formation of an all-party government, dissolution of the Regmi-led interim government and postponement of CA polls.