February 4, Kathmandu
Leaders and activists including leader Ashtalakshmi Shakya have been arrested from Kalanki area in the general strike announced by the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).
On Thursday, the CPN-Prachanda-Madhav faction had appointed Shakya as the commander of the Kalanki area. Meanwhile, police arrested Shakya and other leaders and activists from Kalanki area.
Similarly, police have arrested eight people including leader Shakya.