37 leaders, cadres of Naya Shakti held in Rupendehi

Naya Shakti

RUPENDEHI, April 3: Police have have held 37 leaders and cadres including district coordinator Devendra Pandey of Naya Shakti party under control during a sit-in at the election office in Rupendehi on Monday.

The leaders and cadres were arrested as they were picketing the election office of Rupendehi district demanding an election symbol and protesting the Local Level Election Act, 2017 that does not allow the political parties-who do not have representation in the legislature Parliament-to contest  the upcoming local polls  under an election symbol.