Maoist blockade affects life

Phidim, November 24:

Indefinite blockade in Budhabare VDC of Dhankuta and Ravi Bazaar of Panchthar since October

27, by the Maoists, has affected the locals here. The blockade has resulted in short supply of daily use commodities in the area, Shree Krishna Shrestha, former vice-chairman of Budhabare VDC said. Maoists called the blockade to protest against the establishment security posts in these bazaars.