Incident Reports

Bandh halts transportation in Mechi zone


 BHADRAPUR, JAN 11 - The 30-party front including the UCPN (Maoist) and the Federal Limbuwan Party Nepal, among others have called a general strike throughout the Mechi zone thereby bringing vehicles' operation to a complete halt. A leader of the Limbuwan party, Kheseham Khajum, said the new constitution should be promulgated by forging agreement among all sides. However, rickshaw and ambulances are running unhindered. District Police Jhapa said no untoward incident has occurred so far. Meanwhile, the entrepreneurs and industrialists have urged the political parties to opt for alternative measures.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Limbuwan/Khombuwan Organizations , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
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
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