NEFIN cadres arrested while enforcing banda

JHAPA: Police have taken two cadres of the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) under control from Birtamod, this morning.

According to the Area Police Office, Birtamod, police have taken them under control on the charge of throwing stones on vehicles for defying the Tarai banda called by the NEFIN.

The arrestees are Vice-chairman of the NEFIN coordination council, Jhapa, Bhim Bahadur Sunwar and Secretary Shambhu Kumar Thapa Magar, said police.

Meanwhile, the banda has hit normal life in Jhapa district.

Most of the shops in Birtamod, Kakadvitta, Damak, among other places in the district have been closed. The educational institutions have also been shut down due to the banda. RSS

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