KATHMANDU: Life in the eastern districts returned to normalcy from today that was crippled due to the continuous strike called by different parties and groups demanding their rights be ensured in the new constitution.
It is said that life in the district has been normal from today after the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly (CA) as no formal institution was left to pile pressure for their rights.
A large number of motorbikes are plying while passenger buses also have left for their destinations.
However, banda enforcer Broader Madhesi Front has not issued any notice regarding the withdrawal of the strike that continued for nine days continuously.
No force has created obstacles along the highways but a large number of security forces have been deployed from Duhabi of Sunsari to Rani of Biratnagar.
Normalcy comes to kanchanpur aftr banda withdrawn
KANCHANPUR: Life in Kanchanpur district has turned to normalcy after the agitation launched by Undivided Far-West supporters was withdrawn from this morning.
Long route and short route transport services, which were obstructed for the past one month, have come into operation.
Hundreds of passengers, who were stranded at Bhimduttanagar Bus Park, have moved towards their destinations.
Industries and shops in the district are opened.
There was shortage of food, cold drinks, cooking gas and medicines in the district due to the continuous bandas.
Siraha shut down ends, shops open
LAHAN: The shut down strike called by various groups demanding their rights in the new constitution has been withdrawn from 9:00 am this morning in Siraha district.
Convener of the Brihat Madhesi Morcha Sangharsha Samiti Krishna Bahadur Yadav said the shops were allowed to open as their demands will not be addressed as the CA was dissolved and election declared.
Shops of Lahan, Dhangadhi, Golbajar, Choharwa, Mirchaiya, and district headquarters Siraha have been opened after two weeks of closure.
But the transport vehicles are running sparsely. General public have felt a sigh of relief with markets open.
Meanwhile, the Nepali congress has protested the declaration of new election by Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai without taking parties into confidence and demonstrated with demands including formation of national consensus government.
A procession from Lahanchok went round the town and held a corner meeting after burning effigies at Martyr Ramesh Chok. RSS
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