General strike withdrawn in Palpa

Published On: December 18, 2016 01:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

PALPA, Dec 18: A general strike called to protest against the proposal to split the Province 5 has been withdrawn from Sunday.

The strike had led to a halt in transportation and closure of educational institutes and shops.

The local struggle committee took the decision to withdraw the general strike on Saturday.

Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN-ML, Rastriya Prajatantra Party and Rastriya Janamorcha among other political parties and Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry took the decision to organize the strike after the government proposed to split Palpa district from Tarai and merge it with Province 4. RSS


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