Nepali artists rally against Indian blockade and Terai protest

To protest the economic blockade of India, and to ask the government to take proper steps in solving the problem in Terai, Nepali artists had teamed up to participate in a rally organized in Kathmandu on November 24, 2015. In the rally organized by Chalchitrakarmi Rastirya Jagaran Abhiyan, film artists, music artists and television artists and genera public were present.

A video report of the protest:

The participants of the rally had expressed their concerns toward the public and the hardship they have faced because of the lack of things of daily needs. They have asked the government to be serious in fulfilling the demands of the protesting parties in Terai. Almost everybody in the rally were carrying the flag of Nepal and were carrying placards with their demands.

The rally started at Bhadrakali and went through the city to end at Jamal via Shahid Gate, Sundara, Basantapur and Ason.

After the successful completion of the rally, the coordinator of the movement, Harihar Sharma, has told that the next protest will be a peaceful human chain from Singh Durbar to UN Part.

The participants of the rally include Deepak Raj Giri, Deepa Shree Niraula, Shiva Hari Poudel, Sitaram Kattel, Kunjana Ghimire, Ramesh Upreti, Nirmal Sharma, Basundhara Bhusal, Rejina Upreti, Kiran KC, Komal Oli, Karishma Manandhar, Nawal Khadka, Bhuwan Chand and others.

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