KATHMANDU — Traffic movement in the Capital has been affected due to an demonstration of the Federal Alliance that started this morning.
Hundreds of cadres of the Alliance had picketed Singha Darbar, the central government complex, this morning.
Cadres of 30 parties associated with the Alliance are protesting at Hanumansthan and Maitighar Mandala, the southeastern and southwestern points outside Singha Darbar respectively.
The agitators have demanded rewriting of the Constitution to incorporate their rights.
The Alliance leaders including Rajendra Mahato, Mahendra Yadav, Raj Kishor Yadav among others are staging the protest. However, security personnel are trying to ease the traffic movement in the area.
Earlier, the government had urged protesters to organise protests peacefully. Tarai-centric and ethnicity-based parties are protesting against the proposed delineation of the federal units.
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”.