KATHMANDU: While big guns and the talks team of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) are holding talks at Nayabaneshwor in a bid to relieve people of the nation-wide strike, five locals have sustained injures at Imadole of lalitpur after they clashed with the bandh enforcers, who had entered the inner streets coercing locals to down their shutters.
The bandh enforcers also reportedly vandalised a motorbike (Ba 83 pa 5770) parked inside a private residence.
Clashes between locals and bandh enforcers have been also erupted at Naya Bazaar in Kathmandu.
Similarly, a vehicles owned by Gorkhapatra Sansthan was vandalised at Narayanghat of Chitwan in the morning.
Agitators also manhandled the secretary of Chitwan chapter of Federation of Nepali Journalists Radheshyam Khadiwada and vandalised his bike (NA 2 Pa 4942).
Similarly, Aarthik Abhiyan Daily's reporter Ashok Dulal was also beaten by the bandh enforcer.
Meanwhile, having drawn adverse criticism from all quarters against vandalism, assault and intimidation on press, NEFIN activists during the second day of their bandh have adorned media men by putting ‘khatas’ over their neck at Koteshwor in Kathmandu.