Incident Reports

NSU burnt Prime Minister and Home Minister's effigies protesting Poudel's arrest


Nepal Students Union (NSU)  burnt the effigy of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on December 3 in Ilam to protest against the arrest of senior Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudel in Tanahun.

They accused the government of being autocratic and mobilizing the police against the opposition. They also chanted slogans against the Prime Minister and the Home Minister saying that the government has hurt the people under various pretexts.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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