KATHMANDU: Jhapa, Janakpur, Chitwan districts are bearing the brunt of bandh today imposed by different enforcers and for different reasons.
Brahman Samaj Nepal has enforced a general strike in Jhapa district. The Samaj organized the strike with a demand to remove the Brahmans from the list of ´others´. Vehicles plying on the roads have come to standstill, while educational institutions, factories, markets have downed their shutters.
Meanwhile, Mithila State Joint Struggle Committee has called Janakpur bandh today to protest the incident of bomb blast which took place at Ramananda Chowk in Janakpur on Monday.
Public transportations, factories, schools and colleges, shops and businesses are closed in Janakpur since the morning due to the general strike.
Life has been partially affected in Chitwan as well due to the general strike organized by the Tharu National Liberation Front demanding a Tharu autonomous state.