KATHMANDU, MAY 12 –
The Struggle Committee, comprising Chhetri Samaj, Brahmin Samaj, Thakuri Samaj, Dasanami Samaj, Dalit Janajagaran Sewa Sangh, Bibedh Mukti Pragatishil Samaj, Khas Chhetri Ekta Samaj and Federation of Maginalised Group called off Nepal banda oraganising a press conference in the Capital on Saturday.
The committee called off banda citing Sakela festival of Kirat communities.
Prior on Friday, the committee had decided to continue banda today as well after the talks between the government and the committee failed to yield any outcome.
Normal life was crippled for two days nationwide due to the banda.
According to committee affiliated Nepal Dashnami Samaj leader Rabindra Giri, further protest programme will be announced later this evening.
Meanwhile, transportation has resumed in the valley and other parts of the country.