Incident Reports

Rights activists stag sit-in in Kathmandu demanding justice for Nirmala Kurmi


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Rights activists affiliated to Mahila Adhikar Manch, Banke staged a sit-in in Maitighar Mandala of Kathmandu demanding justice for Nirmala Kurmi and Nakunni Dhobi on December 29. They have demanded to make public the report submitted by the committee investigating the murder of Nirmala and Nakunni Dhobi and to investigate the incident of Nirmala Kurmi from the very beginning. Similarly, they demanded immediate departmental action against SP Shyam Krishna Adhikari and DSP Madhusudan Neupane of Banke who they claimed had protected the accused. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
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