Incident Reports

Janata Samajwadi Party stages torch rally in Kathmandu against the dissolution of parliament


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) staged a torch rally in the Babarmahal, Kathmandu on December 26 amid police intervention against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli' decision of parliament dissolution stating it as 'unconstitutional and undemocratic move'. 

There was a scuffle between the police and JSP cadres during the protest.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media