KATHMANDU, Nov 8: People from the Tharu community have celebrated Sama-Chakeva, a festival that marks the affectionate brother-sister relationship, today at Maitighar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya has inaugurated a newly-constructed pedestrian bridge at Maitighar on Wednesday. The construction of the bridge was completed over a year ago but it was inaugurated today by Kathmandu’s Mayor Shakya.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The government has deployed a large number of police personnel along the road from Maitighar to New Baneshwor in Kathmandu after cadres of various political parties staged a protest against the US assistance project Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The government has deployed a large number of security personnel in the area from Maitighar to Baneshwar Chowk in Kathmandu after various parties staged protests against the US-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Clashes also broke out in the area on Wednesday between activists of various parties and security personnel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Medical students staged protests at Maitighar in the capital against Kathmandu Medical College for charging more than the prescribed fees by the Medical Education Commission.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Landless squatters from Badarjhula of Madi Municipality in Chitwan have staged a protest at Maitighar in Kathmandu, demanding land ownership documents.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Farmers affiliated with the All Nepal Peasant’s Federation staged a protest at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Members of civil society have staged a protest against President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Students close to the faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal clashed with police during their protest demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Bibeksheel Party has staged a symbolic protest and demonstration against the dissolution of House of Representative (HoR) at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Friday.

“Don’t let rapists walk free”

September 28, 2020 17:20 pm

Youths stage protests in the capital demanding justice for Samjhana and severe punishment against the perpetrators

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The supporters of Dr Govinda KC staged a protest expressing solidarity with Dr Govinda KC at Maitighar on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The agitating general public in Kathmandu Valley took to the streets in their thousands in the scorching sun Wednesday noon to demonstrate against the Guthi Bill tabled by the Nepal Communist Party (NCP)-led government.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Guthiyars (trustees) of the public Guthis (trusts) staged a massive demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday demanding that the Guthi bill be scrapped.

KATHMANDU, June 9: People on Sunday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital demanding the withdrawal of the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: People have staged demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday, demanding justice for Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl who was brutally murdered after rape in Kanchanpur.

Was the petticoat protest 'petty'?

August 25, 2018 13:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Exactly a week ago, women activists, who had put on petticoat were arrested by the police as they staged a demonstration against rape at Maitighar Mandala. The activists, led by Sabitri Subedi, wore a black petticoat, a color that symbolizes a protest.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Protest in Maitighar Mandala demanding justice for rape and murder of Nirmala Panta

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Women activists have staged a demonstration demanding a provision for death penalty against rapists at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The supporters of Dr Govinda KC have thanked all the people for their support in making the strike a success at a program organized at Maitighar Mandala.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Various alliances and associations have urged the government to address pressing demands that have caught attention of the country; the fast unto death of Dr. Govinda KC, Ganga Maya’s search for justice and removing prohibitory orders on selected protest areas.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Police on Thursday morning arrested student leaders and human rights activists while protesting against the government’s decision to designate Shanti Batika and Maitighar Mandala as restricted zones on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government’s decision to ban all kinds of demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala, a roundabout popular for demonstrations given its proximity to Singha Durbar, the government seat, was limited to warnings. But from Saturday, the government has started arresting those demonstrating at the venue under any pretext, violating the ban.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa urged all not to be stubborn and continually demand Maitighar Mandala to be an area of protest.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Civil Campaigner orthopedic surgeon Dr Govenda KC and his supporters staged demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday, protesting against the government’s recent moves that are allegedly aimed at curtailing the civil rights.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Civil society crusader Dr Govinda KC has asked the government to revoke its decision to ban protests and demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has banned the general public from organizing protests, demonstrations or gatherings at Maitighar Mandala, a major crossroads to the south of Singha Durbar in the capital.

KATHMANDU, August 12: Thousands of people including leaders of newly emerging as well as old but outside-mainstream-politics parties have gathered in Maitighar area to express their solidarity with the orthodopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC who has been demanding for the egalitarian medical educational system.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.

Huge national flag hoisted at Maitighar

January 30, 2017 07:33 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A huge national flag was hoisted at Maitighar Mandal in the capital city on the occasion of the Martyrs Day on Sunday.

N-PABSAN protests in Maitighar Mandala

November 11, 2016 16:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: National Private and Boarding Schools’ Association Nepal (N-PABSAN) today has protested against the proposed education regulations prepared by the Ministry of education at Maitighar Mandal in the capital.

KATHMANDU, July 23: People have gathered in support of Dr. KC's cause to protect health & education sector at Maitighar, Kathmadu on Saturday afternoon.