Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Professionals Silently Rally for Democracy

Kathmandu Jan 31-Professional Alliance for Peace and Democracy (PAPAD) organised a silent rally in Kathmandu on Monday in support of the agitation launched by the seven-party alliance for full-fledged democracy. The rally was also aimed at warning the government to stop autocratic moves.

Various professionals from law, education,medicine including others, took part in the rally, which started this afternoon from the New Baneshwar and concluded at Maitighar, Mandala Chowk.

The participants, who carried banners with various slogans in support democracy and human rights during the rally, stressed on the need of an independent democratic system after converging at the Mandala Chowk for an assembly.

The government had mobilised a great number of security personnel. However, no clash took place between security personnel and protestors.

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