June 23 – The locals of Kathmandu valley observed  15- minute  ‘blackout’ on Saturday, expressing solidarity against controversial Guthi Bill, tabled in the Upper House .

Demanding the government scrap a bill that stands to interfere with a centuries-old trust system Guthi integral to the cultural heritage, the blackout program started from 7:30 pm to 7:45 pm yesterday.

Photo Credit: Ravindra Raj Tamrakar, Nikesh Maharjan

 

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