9 January 2017
Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and local communities affected by road extension in different parts of Kathmandu valley organized a mass rally today. Affected communities assembled at Maitighar Mandala and marched up to Bijulibazar carrying placards of their demands (respect the verdict of Supreme Court, protect the traditional land, implement the land acquisition act 2034, protect and respect the human rights, implement land acquisition act and resettlement policy, 2071 etc). The rally turned into corner meeting thereby members of struggle committee addressed the mass.
Altogether twenty-three struggle committee have formed a joint struggle committee named, 'Kathmandu Valley Road Extension Affected Struggle Committee' and they have been carrying out several activities to protest against the government's step on illegal road extension in Kathmandu valley.