The Upendra Yadav-Baburam Bhattarai faction of Janata Samajbadi Party-Nepal (JSP-N) has torched effigies of PM KP Sharma Oli and President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Parsa on Tuesday.

The members of the the faction, flouting the COVID-19 lockdown in Parsa, set ablaze the effigies of PM Oli and President Bhandari at several local levels in the district to protest against their political move of dissolving the lower house the second times.

District President of the party, Ram Naresh Yadav said that the demonstrations were staged in line with the decision made in the meeting of the Provincial Committee of the party held on May 27 and May 28.

One of the party members shared that plans have been scheduled for Wednesday to carry out symbolic torch rallies across all local levels of the district.