Madhesi protesters gheraoes Election Commission office in Birgunj

Unhappy with the government's move to pass the Constitution Amendment Bill before the local elections, a large number of protesters gathered outside the election commission office in Birgunj and surrounded it.The protesters interrupted the work of election commission and raised demands to not hold elections before the amendment in the constitution.Madhes-based parties have launched a nationwide protest to oppose the local elections which are slated to take place on May 14.