Normal life in the Eastern Region has been seriously affected due to a two-day banda called by the Limbuwan Joint Struggle Committee on Thursday.
The banda has been announced in nine districts in the region including Taplejung district.
Vehicular movement has come to a grinding halt and market places, industries and educational institutions have remained closed due to the strike.
The Committee has demanded that the nine districts be federated into a Limbuwan province.
Federal Limbuwan Party, CPN-Maoist, Social Democratic Party as well as other ethnic groups and organisations are in the Joint Struggle Committee.
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Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost