SLMM obstructs YAN gathering

- Post Report, RAJBIRAJ

Dec 26, 2015-

The cadres of agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha obstructed the gathering of Youth Association Nepal (YAN), the youth wing of ruling CPN-UML, in Saptari district on Friday.

YAN leader Parshuram Basnet, who was due to address the gathering, returned after the SLMM cadres took to the streets with the intention of foiling the

function. The agitating SLMM has said the parties that are against the demands of Madhes will not be allowed to organise any kind of programme in the district.

YAN central member Niranjan Jha, however, claimed that the association had not organised any programme in the district, and that Basnet had arrived to attend a meeting in Rajbiraj.

Meanwhile, the SLMM supporters took six vehicles under control for defying banda in Rajbiraj.Protest at Nepalgunj-Rupaidiha border point The SLMM activists

attempted to obstruct the supply of essentials through Nepalgunj-Rupaidiha border point on Friday. The protesters gathered at the no-man’s-land and tried to disrupt the transportation. Police detained four SLMM activists and foiled their bid to obstruct the border point. Superintendent of Police Basanta Panta said though the Indian authorities are positive about relaxing the border restriction, the protesters are trying to hamstring the movement of cargoes by protesting at the border crossing.

Published: 26-12-2015 08:33

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