KATHMANDU — The Federal Alliance of 27 political parties and groups have announced a fresh protest programs on Friday.
The meeting of the alliance held at the Tinkune-based central party office of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Friday afternoon decided to resume protest from last week of April and unveiled protest programs for 15 days. The protest will be organized in all three geographical regions—Tarai, Hill and Mountain.
The programs include handing over a memo on their demands to the government through District Administration Offices, carrying out public demonstrations including rallies and mass meetings in district headquarters, mass assemblies in major cities and towns of the nation, raising black flags at government office premises and picket Singha Durbar among others.
According to the protest programs, the alliance will picket Singha Durbar, the main administrative building of the country, on May 14.
The alliance will submit protest memo on April 27 and put up black flags at government offices on April 29, according to the programs.Follow @gorkhapost
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost