Nepal’s major political parties including Unified Maoists Party, Nepali Congress, United Marxist Leninist, Rastriya Janmorcha and NCP-Unified have called for a Myagdi District closure, Friday, September 21, 2012 to foil the visit of Nepal’s former King Gyanendra Shah.
The former King is set to arrive at the district headquarters in Beni at around 10:30 AM on Friday.
The parties have also vowed to disrupt his visit.
The Nepali Congress local leader Resham Baniya talking to media claims that since his visit is aimed at hijacking the hard earned achievements including the republican order the parties have joined hands to foil his conspiracies.
“We with disrupt his visit with full force,” he claimed.
“We will not object if he comes here as a general public but if he comes here in the capacity of a King and under the pretext of religion gets involved in politics we will not allow him enter the district”, claims Unified Maoists party district in charge Govinda Poudel.
As part of their protest program, the parties organized a corner meeting Thursday and staged a torch rally.
Here is a flash: Nepal's former Monarch has postponed his Beni trip. The parties have lifted their Mayagdi closssure with this postponemen. Interesting event indeed.