Incident Reports

TKS holds demonstration


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya

Tharu Kalyankari Sabha (TKS) has held a demonstration in Kalaiya on August 30. They demanded return of the army to the barrack, formation of Tharu Commission, separate Tharu state and stopping suppression of the demonstration. The demonstration attended by hundreds began from Tharu Sadan, Kalaiya and concluded at Bharat Chok. Yadav Krishna Chaudhary of TKS said that their agitation would continue until their demands are met. Meanwhile, one Amit Berma, 25, of Kalaiya Municipality-5 has been injured when assaulted by the demonstrators. He was beaten up when he tried to take his motorcycle pass the site where the Tharus were holding corner meeting. He sustained head injuries. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violent demonstration
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Tharu and other plain indigenous groups
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
Total Injured 1