Butwal,CPN-M dwara pashchim kshetra band.
BUTWAL, NOV 01 -
Normal life has been crippled in western region due to the banda called by the CPN-Maoist on Friday.
The CPN-Maoist called banda demanding to release its arrested cadres.
The police have arrested some three dozen CPM-Maoist cadres including 12 from Rupandehi for their involvement in activities to hinder Constituent Assembly (CA) elections.
Districts of Mahakali region including Lumbini, Gandaki, Rapti, Bheri, Karnali, have been affected due to the banda .
Long and short route vehicles have been stranded along the East West highway and Siddhartha highway, academic institutions, market areas, factories and industries have been shut down owing to the banda .