Locals obstruct highway to protest ban on gambling
Locals in village in Mahottari have obstructed traffic on the highway linking the area with the district headquarters protesting a ban on gambling.
The festivities are a time of celebration and we need to play cards to do so, they said. As locals burnt tyres and obstructed the 42-kilometre-long highway, Mahottari CDO Madhusudhan Burlakoti said he will not bow down to the protest. Illegal activities cannot be tolerated under any pretext, he said. nepalnews.com