Power cuts protested

BIRGUNJ: Locals of Birgunj on Thursday held a sit-in in front of Nepal Electricity Authority Birgunj distribution centre demanding an end to irregular power cuts for the past one week.

The demonstrators led by Sadbhawana Party central member Nijamuddhin Samani staged the sit-in for two hours holding placards and burning candles.

They also chanted slogans seeking an end to load-shedding, discrimination in the distribution of power and the likes.