Incident Reports

Agitating Kalaiya folk go on strike


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya

The protesting locals of Kalaiya Municipality in Bara district started on a relay hunger strike on Thursday demanding that a sub-metropolis status for the municipality. They have been protesting the Local Level Restructuring Commission’s proposal to split some wards from the municipality and merge into the proposed Simara-Jitput Sub-metropolis.The representatives of all major political parties and office bearers of the Bara Chambers of Commerce and Industry staged the hunger strike on Thursday. (PR)
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha


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