Curfew in Dhangadhi for fifth straight day


DHANGADHI: The local administration has imposed the curfew in Dhangadhi, the district headquarters of Kailali district for the fifth consecutive day today.

The curfew will come into effect from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, Udaya Bahadur Singh, Assistant Chief District Officer at the District Administration Office, Kailali informed.

The administration has been imposing the curfew in the area since the violent clash that took place in Tikapur on August 4.

Eight police personnel including Seti Zonal Poliec Chief SSP Laxman Neupane and a two-year-old boy were killed in the incident when the agitating cadres of the Tharuhat supporters attacked them.

Meanwhile, during a press conference organised here on Friday, CDO Mohan Bahadur Chapaigain urged one and all not to post messages in the social media like facebook and twitter that could disturb social harmony in the district.