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Curfew clamped in Dhangadhi

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Local Administration has braced curfew here in Dhangadhi, district headquarters of the Kailali district, effecting from 11 pm Tuesday.

Chief District Officer of Kailali, Rajkumar Shrestha said that curfew was imposed inside of the diatrict headquarters Dhangadi district, Attariya municipality and Urma VDC. The curfew is clamped from 11 am to 7 pm, according to Shrestha.

Meanwhile, Nepal Army (NA) personnel had been deployed to prevent any further untoward incident in Tikapur area after at least eight persons, including a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), two inspectors of the Nepal Police, and a two-year-old child were killed and 42 other policemen were injured in the clash between police and demonstrators in Shankarpur area of Tikapur Municipality on Monday.

Around 20,000 Tharuhat activists had arrived in Tikapur from different parts of the area to set up signboards of Autonomous Tharuhat in government offices.

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Country marking today as Black Day





KATHMANDU- The country is marking today (December 16) as Black Day to protest the disposition of the first democratically elected government by the late former king Mahendra Shah on December 15, 1960.

Mahendra took charge of the state with the help of the then Royal Nepali Army and formulated the Panchayat System by overthrowing the elected government led by B.P. Koirala and dissolving the parliament.

Various programmes are scheduled on the occasion.

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