Strike's impact seen in private schools

July 11, 2017

Kathmandu : The classes in the private schools of the Kathmandu Valley have been affected with the nationwide general strike called by Netra Bikram led Communist Party of Nepal.

Although the strike has not impacted the vehicular movement, the schools have decided to pull down their shutters citing security reasons.

Private and Boarding Schools' Organization Nepal (PABSON) General Secretary, Rajendra Baniya, said many schools were already on holidays after the conclusion of the third – term examinations.

ANNISU (Revolutionary)'s Vice Chair, Lal Bahadur Tamang, said the strike was announced to protest the arrest of the party's cadres and with a demand that private schools withdraw the decision to charge high fees to students.

CPN's four cadres arrested

Itahari : Police here have arrested four cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand on the charge of enforcing a strike in the district.

The arrested are Suraj Rai of Dharan, Natasa Subedi of Chainpur-9 Sankhuwasabha, Pushpa Neupane and Aryuan Adhikari of Jhapa district. They were arrested from Bhanuchok of Dharan last night, police said. RSS

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