Incident Reports

Madhesh Province Chief Minister and Provincial Parliament members start protest against Federal government


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Local representatives including the Chief Minister of Madhesh Province Lalbabu Raut and members of provincial parliament have started a protest against the federal government demanding the integration of provincial police. They picketed the office of the head of Madhesh province on Sunday. They stated the protest program scheduled for a week would continue for two hours every day. The province government has been demanding its own police force in the light of nearing election.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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