Incident Reports

Butwal Today: Baton Rally by Morcha


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Siddharthanagar

United Democratic Madhesi Front staged a baton rally and whistle rally against the declaration of date of local election. The rallies were staged on 20 April in Bhairahawa. Addressing the rally, district coordinator of Morcha warned that there might be revenge if they are discriminated on being Madhesis. The rally started from Hanuman Temple of Bhairahawa went through Gallamandi and ended in Milanchok as corner assembly. बैशाख ३१ गतेलाई स्थानीय तहको घोषित निर्वाचनको बिरोध स्वोरुप बिहिबार संयुक्त लोकतान्त्रिक मधेसी मोर्चाले भैरवामा लाठी एवम सिट्टी जुलुश निकालेको छ । लाठी जुलुशमा बोल्दै मोर्चाका जिल्ला संयोजकले अहिले मधेसी भएकै आधारमा भए गरेको दुर्व्यावाहारहरुको "बदला" लिने चेतावनी दिएका छन् । भैरवाको हनुमान मन्दिरबाट निस्किएको लाठी जुलुश गल्लामण्डी हुदै मिलनचोकमा कोण सभामा परिणत भएको थियो ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Secondary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Rupandehi


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