KATHMANDU — The banda enforcers have torched a taxi in Koteshwor on Thursday morning. According to SSP Sushil Bhandari, the banda enforcers torched the taxi,Ba 1 Jha 8206, stopping it on mid-way minutes after they got in. They had hired it to go to Kalanki from Koteshwor.
CPN-Maoists led by Netra Bikram Chand had called an across the nation banda today. Normal life in the Kathmandu Valley has been thrown out of gear due to banda.
Educational institutions, markets and shops pulled down their shutters from early morning, while public and private vehicles stayed off the roads.
Meanwhile, at least 21 persons have been arrested so far from various parts of the city for enforcing the banda, according to SP Pradyumna Karki of the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu.
Police have also nabbed two people with petrol bombs in Bhaktapur. They were forcing people to shut down their businesses.
According to SSP Bikram Singh Thapa,Kathmandu Police chief, they have nabbed Yogendra Kumal, chairman of All Nepal Revolutionary Trade Union and Bishnu Hari Adhikari from Kalitmati for allegedly coercing people to shut their businesses.Follow @gorkhapost
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost