Incident Reports

Dalit activists stage half-naked protest in Janakpur


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

On July 26, Dalit leaders staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office after conducting half-naked demonstrations at in Janakpur. Participants chanted slogans expressing dissatisfaction regarding the investigation and action taken after the murder of Shambhu Sada and Raju Sada of Dhanusha. Shambhu was found hanging in the Sada Area Police Office at midnight on June 9. Similarly, Raju Sada died in the emergency room of the provincial hospital on June 21 night. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Dalit
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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