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 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, 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, 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 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 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.
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.