Text By Krishna Poudel Photos by Sailendra Kharel At this moment of time, I wish I were in Nepal being part of those thousands on the street defying the curfew orders, asking the military to open fire if they could, and caring nothing but the absolute democracy. The puppets of Royal Regime have warned ofContinue reading “Hats Off to Democracy Fighters”
What UWB! blogger saw in his field visit to the riot torn places on Day V of General Strike By Saroj Raj Adhikari KIRTIPUR, 1 PM More protesters gathered today than yesterday. Protesters blocked the entrance to the city that prevented them from entering Nayabazar. A command of Armed Police Force requested the demonstrators toContinue reading “Around the Capital on Day V”
UWB! Analysis The ongoing strike has given an impetus for full-fledged democracy. But to achieve it, there is a long way to go People have awakened; they are rallying overwhelmingly for democracy in unprecedented numbers. But, the movement has mainly centered around suburban areas such as Kirtipur, Kalanki, Gongabu, and Patan of Kathmandu Valley.
The fifth day of General Strike repeated the similar story of curfew defiance, clashes, black-out and police ruthlessness [9:00PM] There was blackout for fifteen minutes. At Asan and Chhetrapati area, as blogger Tilak Pathak witnessed, a group of people rallied chanting anti-monarch slogans while police were seen urging people to turn on lights. Most didn’t.
By Deepak Adhikari For past two days, most of the times, I was confined inside my Ghattekulo abode. Ghattekulo, in this April Uprising, has shown unprecedented revolutionary spirit. On the 5 th day of general strike, I could no more stay in the cocoon; so headed for office early at 6:30 before the curfew couldContinue reading “The Ghattekulo Story”