RAJBIRAJ, Oct 14: Youth activists of CPN UML have greeted Prime Baburam Bhattarai with black flags in protest near Rupani buspark of Saptari, while he was on his way to Rajbiraj to inaugurate a co-operative fair, on Sunday afternoon.
PM Bhattarai has arrived in Rajbiraj to inaugurate Krishna Krishi Sahakari Ramailo Mela, an entertainment fair being organized to collect funds for setting up a cold store at Madhupura-1, Janamuni of the district.
Security has been tightened in the city considering possible protests by opposition parties and their sister organizations. A total of 130 stalls have been kept at the fair being organized in association with 24 different local co-operatives.
It is estimated that Rs 140 million will require to set up the cold store. The government would provide Rs 70 million, while the remaining sum will be collected from the fair, the organizers said.