Normal life affected with curfew in Birtamod

JHAPA: The curfew, which was imposed in Birtamod of Jhapa district on Friday, has not been lifted yet.

With the curfew in various places, the general public have been facing hard time.

Curfew was clamped in the new Bus Park at in the east, Charpane in the west, Mahananda Chowk in the north and Birta Bazaar in the southern part of Birtamod since 10:30 am on Friday, following a scuffle in regards to the murder of Laxman Shivakoti (11) of Arjundhara Municipality-11.

The scuffle took place in course of the demonstration demanding legal action against the murderer.

During the demonstration, Naresh Thapa (30) of Arjundhara Municipality-11 died in police shooting on Friday.

An all-party meeting held under the chair of Chief District Officer Rishiram Tiwari on Saturday took eight-point decision including requesting the Home Ministry to grant relief of Rs 1,000,000 to the family of Thapa.

However, the curfew in Birtamod is still in place which has affected normal life here.