Incident Reports

UDMF imposes strike in Janakpur


Madhes, Dhanusha, Ward 10

The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has closed all the market areas, educational institutions, and vehicle movements in Janakapur, district headquarters of Dhanusa district from Thursday morning. The UDMF has intensified the strike in a bid to show protest against the arrival of Nepali Congress (NC) former general secretary Bimalendra Nidhi in hometown for the NC’s local and municipal convention. The strike led by UDMF leaders and caders has affected the normal life of people.

On Wednesday, a minor clash had broken out between police and the UDMf caders in the Janakpur, when the agitating UDMF cadres tried to protest about the arrival of Nidhi with black flags. The cadres of UDMF are protesting by burning tyres from early today’s morning.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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