Protesting against the price hike of petroleum products, price hike of other consumer goods, high prices, corruption and other issues, the Nepal strike held by the Communist Party of Nepal on November 16 has affected the nationwide. Due to the strike, long and short distance vehicles are closed. Other industries, factories, trades and businesses are also closed. The major cities of the country: Biratnagar in the east, Mahendranagar in the west, Dang, Nepalgunj, Surkhet, Butwal, Pokhara and other cities are closed entirely.The bandh has also effected Kathmandu valley.