KATHMANDU: The alliance of 21 youth and student wings of the opposition parties have stated that they will continue with the protests until Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai steps down.
Speaking at a programme organised by Reporters Club in the Capital today, the leaders of the unions said, “Our protests will continue until Prime Minister Bhattarai will resign himself.”
Chairman of Youth Association Nepal Mahesh Basnet warned that they will drag Prime Minister Bhattarai out of Baluwatar if he does not puts in paper himself.
Similarly, Nepal Tarun Dal President Udaya Shumsher said that the protests will continue until Prime Minister steps down, accusing Bhattarai-led government of turning out to be despotic.
President of Nepal Students’ Union Ranjit Karna said Prime Minister will have to face protests from all quarters unless he resigns, warning of a nationwide educational strike.
Madhav Dhungel, Chairman of All Nepal National Free Students' Union (ANNFSU), has accused the Bhattarai-led government of pushing the country into disintegration.
Speaking on the occasion the leaders have also made public their protest programmes until August 19, which includes closing down educational institutes with foreign names, picketing district administration offices across the country and prime minister’s residence, among other.