NEPALGUNJ: Tharu community in western Nepal has called traffic bandh in the western terai, on Sunday to protest against a remark by Banke district forest officer Yogendra Prasad Yadav. Some days ago, DFO Yadav had in a public function said that Tharu people did not have any knowledge. Issuing a press statement on Saturday, the Tharu Struggling Committee called traffic jam in Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts on Sunday saying that this remark was against the Tharu community.
Traffic bandh called
Published: 12:00 am Jul 09, 2006