Incident Reports

Human Rights and Peace Society stages demonstration in Rupandehi demanding the election to be made frugal and corruption free


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

The Human Rights and Peace Society staged a demonstration on April 24 on the occasion of 16th Democracy day demanding that the election be made frugal and corruption-free.

Speaking after the demonstration, Govinda Khanal, Central President of the Society for Human Rights and Peace, said that the costly election has increased corruption and wrong governance practice, adding that a corruption-free society and good governance were essential for the defense and stability of democracy. He said that the forces of change fighting for democracy should stand together and protect the achievements.

Ram Raj Pokhrel, president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Rupendehi, said that democracy would be incomplete without complete freedom of the press.Central Secretary of the Peace Society Mina Dhakal, central member Bishnu Bhusal, former district president of the society Harish Dhakal and other activists participated in the demonstration.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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 unknown
National/Online Media