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In Pictures: Nepal's new Constitution prompts violence

Sahil Bhalla | Updated on: 21 September 2015, 16:52 IST
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The protests against the formally adopted new Constitution in Nepal intensified on Sunday, 20 September. One member of the Sadbhavana Party committed suicide. Nepal has increased its police presence along the border. Firing started in Garur chowk of Rautahat district and one person has been killed in Birgunj. Huge demonstrations are taking place in Birjung with copies of the Constitution being set on fire.

There has been a bomb blast in Lamki in Kailali disctricts and three persons were injured in Mahabir Chowk in Biratnagar in police firing.

Here are photos of the protest that took place on 20 September:

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First published: 21 September 2015, 16:52 IST
 
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