Images of protests in Biratnagar, Nawalparasi and Birgunj
Journalists took out a rally today to protest beatings to scribes by activists of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum (MJF or PRPF). Unruly activists had beaten journalists in Tankisinawari yesterday while collecting news about a peaceful rally. Journalists have been beaten by police as well in the past few days. Pics by Bhim Ghimire
The journalists protest meeting was addressed by prominent student leader Gagan Thapa.
Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum (MJF or PRPF) took out a rally in Nawalparasi today. The rally was led by Nepal Sadbhabna Party (Anandidevi) and was peaceful.
Local young folks of Ghadiarwa, Birgunj took out a torchlight rally supporting the demands of Madhesi people.
Three images from yesterday’s protest rally in Birgunj. Pics by Shailendra Kharel via ekantipur
Protesters burn effigies of the PM and home minister.
A scene from a “peace” rally.