Incident Reports

NSU burns PM's effigy in Kathmandu, minor clash as police intervene


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Nepal Students Union burnt an effigy of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in front of RR College in the capital accusing PM Oli of becoming autocratic. The NSU cadres had a scuffle with the police during their demonstration as police intervened in the demonstration program. NSU has been accusing the current government of increasing prices and failing to meet the basic needs of the people.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
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