IN PICTURES: New Baneshwor overwhelmed with protestors against MCC

Published On: February 24, 2022 01:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: New Baneshwar where the federal parliament building lies is overwhelmed with protestors against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement.

Members and cadres of various political parties and student activists have gathered at the location to protest against the project in the New-Baneshwor area.

Today’s House of Representatives meeting is set to discuss the compact agreement. In today’s meeting of the HoR, there will be a general discussion among the lawmakers on the MCC agreement which was tabled in the house last Sunday.

Outside the House of Representatives building in New Baneshwar, hundreds of protestors carried banners and placards demanding the government not ratify the MCC.

The government has also deployed a large number of security personnel in the area. 

Here are some pictures taken by Republica Photojournalist Dipesh Shrestha in Kathmandu on Thursday:

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