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Rastriya Janamorcha anti-federal protests - (Mechi - Koshi)


Province 1, Terhathum, Myanglung

·Rastriya Janamorcha Party has announced protest stating that they will not accept New Constitution if it declares Nepal as Federal Structures. The protest are : *15 March 2012 General Strike in Mechi- Koshi 23 March 2012 General Strike in Nayrayani 28 March 2012 General Strike in Veri- Karnali 01 April 2012 General Strike in Sagarmatha- Janakpur 09 April 2012 General Strike in Kathmandu Valley -------------------------------------------- Situation Update As at 1030 hrs, Thursday 15 March 2012 – Please be informed that General Strike in Mechi and Koshi zones called by Rastriya Janamorcha Party has observed effective since this morning. Vehicular movement halted along the Mechi and Kosi highways and internal road sections. Markets, institutions, and industries are closed. Reportedly, the organizer of general strike has allowed to ply the press, ambulance, dairy, wedding, human rights vehicles. RMO Advice - All are advised to halt vehicular movement in Mechi and Koshi zones in Eastern Region. Source: RMO -------------------------- Kathmandu/March 15

Normal life in the Mechi and Koshi zones has been affected by the bandh called by Rastriya Jana Morcha (RJM) on March 15. The RJM has been staging strikes in various parts of the country demanding scrapping of federalism, election in local bodies and drafting of constitution in stipulated time.


INSEC representatives from Sunsari, Dhankuta, Sankhuwasabha, Panchthar, Ilam reported that vehicles stayed off the road while markets remained shut due to the bandh. Industries remained shut while students were affected as the educational institutions were closed.

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