KATHMANDU, Jan. 20, 2015 - Protesters fire a motorbike during a strike in Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan. 20, 2015. Normal life in many parts across the country has been affected by the strike called by 30-party alliance led by Communist Party of Nepal (CPN-Maoist) on Tuesday.
Protesters participate in a strike called by 30-party alliance in Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan. 20, 2015. Confrontation between ruling and opposition parties in Nepal is posing a serious threat to the nation's effort to promulgate a new constitution. Parties have pledged to draft a new constitution by Jan. 22 this year but as the deadline looms disagreements remain.