RPP-N enforces bandh in Hetaunda, Parsa against police intervention
HETAUNDA: Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) enforced bandh in Hetaunda on Wednesday to against the police crackdown on its cadres when they tried to disrupt the public hearing on the preliminary draft of constitution in the district headquarters of Makawanpur yesterday.
RPP-N has demanded stern action against those involved in attacking its cadres and free treatment of the injured.
Markets, drug stores and restaurants as well as educational institutions including schools and colleges remained closed due to the bandh.
Transportation both in short and long route along the East-West Highway is normal, the District Police Office, Makawanpur informed.
Fifteen Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal activists and leaders, including RPP-N Chairman and Constituent Assembly member Kamal Thapa and his brother Ganesh Thapa, also a lawmaker, were injured when they clashed with the police on the second day of feedback collection on constitution draft yesterday.
RPP-N bandh brings life to grinding halt in Parsa
Meanwhile, normal life in Parsa district has been adversely affected owing to the bandh enforced by the RPP-N.
Markets, industries and educational institutions remained closed following the bandh.
Transportation came to a virtual standstill while protestors staged demonstrations and obstructed the vehicular movement at major thoroughfares to enforce the bandh.
According to Rajib Parajuli, Central Vice-Chairman of the RPP-N, the bandh was called to pile pressure on the government to book the attackers of the party Chairman Kamal Thapa.
According to the District Administration Office, Parsa, large number of security personnel has been deployed on the streets to avert untoward incidents.