Incident Reports

Landless squatters and Chure activists stage demonstration before Chief Minister's office in Janakpur


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Landless squatters and Chure activists staged demonstration before the offie of Chief Minister of Madhesh province demanding to save the Chure forest and provide land to landless squatters. They also demanded province government to make public the report on the encroachment of forest area in Chure.  Participants at the demonstration claimed that, many people had been encroaching and exploiting the Chure area in the name of landless squatters.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of public land
Secondary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media