CHITWAN — Normal life in different district including Chitwan has been hit hard due to a banda imposed by the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist on Friday.
The Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist called the banda in Mechi and Karnali zones, Chitwan and Dhading districts today to protest the arrest of its cadres from Jhapa, Jumla and Dhading.
Educational institutions, markets and shops pulled down their shutters from early morning in Chitwan,Panchthar, Jhapa and Ilam while short-route vehicles stayed off the roads.
The District Police Office, Chitwan, said that security personnel escorted some long-route vehicles to their respective destinations this morning.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost