The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters
The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters

Nepal grinds to a halt amid general strike protesting draft constitution dividing country into provinces

Nepal’s major political parties agreed on an eight-province federal model in June and came up with an agreement to promulgate a new constitution.

The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters
The general strike was organised by a 30-party alliance led by a hardline faction of former Maoist rebels. Photo: Reuters
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