Incident Reports

Sit-in at Biratnagar demanding opening of Nepal-India Border


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Local civil society leaders staged a sit-in in front of the Rani border on December 4, demanding the government to open the Nepal-India border. The sit-in protest was organized under the banner of Nepal-India Open Border Dialogue Group. 

The coordinator of the sit-in program Roshan Yadav said that they will continue the sit-in program until the government fully opens the border.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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