Photo feature: Anti-MCC protestors clash with police

NL Today

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As the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)’s $ 500 million Nepal Compact was being tabled in the parliament on Sunday, New Baneshwor area remained tense. 

Outside the parliament building, protestors shouting slogans against the US grant staged protests in the areas declared as prohibited zones. As the protestors started to clash with the police, police had used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the crowd. Here are photos by Nepal Live Today’s Nimesh Jung Rai: