Curfew briefly lifted in Birgunj

Curfew briefly lifted in Birgunj

The District Administration Office (DAO), Parsa, today relaxed the curfew for two hours to enable the residents to buy residents essential commodities in riot-hit Birgunj.

According to Anuj Bhandari, the Assistant Chief District Officer, the curfew was lifted from 10 am to 12 pm.

The curfew, however, has clamped in the district headquarters an indefinite period from 12 pm onwards.

Normal life has been crippled in Birgunj for the past 23 days due to the indefinite strike imposed by the Madhesi Parties, and imposition of curfew and declaration of riot-hit area following violent demonstrations.

Source: THT