Incident Reports

NC cadres demonstrate in Maitighar against Poudel's arrest


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Nepali Congress cadres held a demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu protesting against the arrest of senior leader of NC Ram Chandra Poudel on December 2; He was released in the evening. He was arrested  from Buldi Khola Bridge that was constructed by Byas Municipality on the charge of defying the prohibitory orders in his home district, Tanahun.He had reached there to inaugurate a bridge 

Soon after his release, he alleged the government for abusing the authority. Meanwhile, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba condemned the police highhandedness and arrest of NC senior leader Poudel labelling the arrest an act of totalitarianism.

Likewise, NC cadres held demonstration in Kathmandu protesting Poudel’s arrest this evening.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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