Human chain around Tundikhel in Kathmandu on February 18
KATHMANDU, FEBRUARY 14
The Dahal-Nepal faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party has announced the launch of fourth-phase of nationwide protests against Oli-government.
The faction's spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha, in a presser held Sunday, informed that various programmes will be held in this round that will begin on February 17 and last for ten days, till February 27.
As per the event-roster, district-level protests will be held through February 17-24.
The main highlight of this phase is the purported human-chain around Tundikhel in the capital on February 18 which will incorporate issues such as House Dissolution, violence against women, among others. From February 19 till February 27, signatures against the Oli-government will be collected at various places.
Likewise. there will be ward-level demonstrations on February 19, an interaction in Kathmandu on February 20. Women-led protests will be carries out throughout the country on February 21.
Similarly, various ethnic-groups. youths will stage demonstrations on February 22 and 26.
On February 27 farmers and landless squatters will lead demonstrations.
The splinter group has been staging protests in the aftermath of House Dissolution, a move made by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli as a result of heightened intra-party friction, from late December last year.
On February 10, the group has staged a mass-gathering in Kathmandu in counter to PM Oli's show-of-strength on February 5, concluding the third phase of protests.