Youth demonstrators take part in torch protest against House dissolution

Kathmandu, January 13

Student cadres affiliated to the main opposition Nepali Congress and those from the Dahal-Nepal faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) take part in a torch protest against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, in Lalitpur, on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Oli dismantled the House of Representatives on December 20 following which people belonging to various political parties and general public have taken to the streets.

PM Oli's move has been labelled unconstitutional and undemocratic by multiple groups.

Photos by Skanda Gautam for The Himalayan Times -