Incident Reports

Pro-identity group padlocks Falelung rural municipality's office in Panchthar demanding to rename 'Koshi' province


Province 1, Panchthar, Falelung

Pro-identity group demonstrating against the naming of Koshi province padlocked the Falelung rural municipality's office on March 28 demanding to cancel the name of province 1 which was named as 'Koshi'. The demonstrators demanded that the naming of the province should be based on identity and it should be re-named.

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/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Adivasi/Janajati
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


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