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Nepal Bandh cripples normal life; Vehicle belonging to media attacked

Kathmandu: Normal life of the valley has been crippled since early Tuesday morning due to the Nepal bandh (shutdown strike) called by CPN-Maoist led by Mohan Baidya.

The party has called the bandh protesting the decision of the major political parties to go for CJ led government. The party has alleged that the major political parties forming the government led by CJ dancing on the tunes of foreigners. The party has been opposing to the idea of such government saying the proposal was against the spirit of the parliamentary system.

Transportation has come to a grinding halt, academic institutions, market areas, have been shut down due to the bandh. The bandh organizers have been organizing rallies in different parts of the valley and gathered in different places forcing people to shut down their enterprises. People are seen walking to their destinations.

According to reports, the bandh crippled normal life in all parts of the country. Meanwhile, the bandh enforcers vandalized vehicles belonging to Sagarmatha Television and Kantipur Television early this morning, while these vehicles are carrying journalists of Television station. However, talking to Kantipur Television this morning Maoist leader Pampha Bhusal claimed that the party does not have the policy of attacking vehicles belonging to media. She expressed sorrow over the attacks on Media vehicles.

On Monday, leaders of four major political parties have agreed to go for CJ led government for holding the new elections of the constituent assembly.

Published Date: Monday, February 18th, 2013 | 09:49 PM

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