Street hawkers protesting in Nepalese capital
Nepal's street hawker are protesting against home minister's order of eviction from the capital Kathmandu. Vendors were swept off the streets by the latest order of the minister. Hundreds of street vendors and petty shopkeepers in different parts of the capital city who depended on the sidewalks for their livelihood, bore the brunt of the police crackdown.
Minister's eviction bomb has blown to smithereens the chances of survival of street vendors, who were eking out a precarious living on the edge.
Street vendors protested against the evacuation of footpath stalls in the capital on Thursday.
The irate vendors are protesting in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Office demanding to provide an alternative area to operate their business.
Meanwhile, vehicular movement at Sundhara area has been affected due to the protest.
The traffic police have started vacating footpath stalls in the capital from yesterday stating that the market along the footpath of busy roads has created problems for pedestrians and are also responsible for chaos in the traffic and increasing road accidents.
The police cleared the footpath stalls at Kalanki and Satdobato area yesterday.
Meanwhile, traffic police is clearing the footpath stalls at New Baneshwor and Koteshwor area today.