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.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.