Flag making business increases as anti-government demonstration peaks in Nepal


As the nation is busy protesting towards the unconstitutional transfer of Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to dissolve the parliament, Munni Shah is busy making flags that rise excessive throughout these demonstrations.

Inside the streets of Kathmandu, Shah alongside along with her husband, daughter and two different helpers are struggling to arrange flags for protests which are being staged on each day foundation throughout the nation.

“We prepare a large number of political party flags on a daily basis. The number ranges from four to five thousand as we try to make as many as possible. After the announcement of the election dates, we have been very busy. We don’t even have time to eat food also,” Munni informed ANI.

After the Prime Minister introduced the choice to dissolve the decrease home on December 20, anti-government protests broke out throughout the nation. Cadres of varied political events have been putting orders from varied districts of the Himalayan Nation to make flags for his or her respective events which have resulted into making flag-making business flourishing in Kathmandu.

“Orders for making flags have surged from 10 to 12,000 units after the latest development since last week. I will keep some as stock and sell them as the party demands for it, with the frequency of sales, I would make more and keep the stock ready,” Kailash Shah, who has a printing press informed ANI.

With elections introduced for subsequent spring, flag makers like Shah predict a excessive inflow as it’s the essential time for his or her business to function around the clock with none break.

“I am now waiting for the election, in case it takes place on time; then the demands would again peak and I will have to deploy about 30 to 35 workers to meet the demand. I get orders for flags from Terai, Hill and Mountainous districts and from all parties,” Kailash mentioned.

Not solely that of political events, however Shah has been making nationwide flags whose calls for additionally run excessive throughout the protest as teams that separate themselves from political events are also hitting the street.

With election fever but to set-in, the business of flag making would additional flourish in creating employment in the post-lockdown state of affairs. Small-sized flag price practically Nrs. 10 in the Nepali market in the present state of affairs which might proceed to rise with the arrival of the election season.


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