Civil society’s aid for the stranded

Siraha, March 9:

Passengers who were stranded in Lahan due to the Tarai bandh were escorted to their destinations with the help of the civil society today.

The civil society members and human rights activists in coordination with the agitators escorted the stranded passengers to their destinations with the help of the police at 4 am.

Many stranded women, children and elderly passengers had fallen sick and we helped them to go to their destinations, Chandra Kishor Tharu of Tharu Kalyankarini Sabha, said.

Meanwhile, cadres of the Joint Tharu Struggle Committee staged demonstration in Lahan today. Educational institutions, business houses and industries were closed.