Incident Reports

Five-party opposition alliance stage protest against government in Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

Students' organizations of five parties in the opposition alliance staged a torch rally against PM KP Oli government in front of the Prithvinarayan Campus Gate in Pokhara. The Nepal Students Union, Akhil( Revolutionary), UML Madhav Nepal, ANNFSU, Samajwadi Vidyarthi Union, and Akhil (sixth) staged a joint demonstration on July 3. There was a minor dispute between protestors and police after police intervened in the rally. They also raised their concerns about Kaligandaki diversion project, increase in the price of petroleum products, waiver of tuition fees of the lockdown period.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
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 , UML and affiliated org , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org , Janata Samajbadi Party , Rastriya Janamorcha
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
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