April 7, 2015: The strike held by Unified CPN (Maoist)-led 30-party alliance has negatively affected normal life in the capital city today.
Due to the unavailability of vehicles the passengers who entered to Kathmandu by night bus have been sidetracked. Many passengers are seen helpless in major thoroughfares in Kalanki, Balkhu, Koteswor, Gaushala, Satdobato, Chakrapath and Chawahil, among others, because of unavailability of vehicles to reach their destination.
As seen condition passenger with baggage and kids are seem to be having tough time on road.
Vehicles on road are very low as soon as the strike was informed but enforcers had set a taxi settle in Koteswor area this morning.
During the strike large number of security personnel has been prepared on the road to check any possible unexpected incidents including vandalism and maintain law and order.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office said that up to now police have arrested 15 strikers from different place of Kathmandu Valley on charge of their involvement in violent activities.
The strike has effect the entire country but it has no effect in Mahendranagar Bazaar of Kanchanpur.
Therefore, Mahendranagar, Gaddachauki and Brahmadev Bazaar of Kanchanpur have remained open on the first day of the three-day general strike implemented by the Maoists today.