The general strike called by the 30-party opposition alliance led by the main opposition UCPN (Maoist) has affected normal life in different parts of the country on Monday. The Madhes-centric parties are also a part of the opposition alliance.
In Saptari, no public vehicles are operated and educational institutions and industries have been closed. Many passengers have been stranded along the roadsides. Similar situation in Pokhara and other parts of Nepal.