Incident Reports

ANNISU-R padlocks Gorkha Campus


With the Free Students Union election just around the corner, tension has flared at both of the colleges in the district. The All Nepal National Independent Union Revolutionary (ANNISU-R), the student wing of CPN (Maoist Center), has padlocked Gorkha Campus. The notice pasted on the wall of the college has said that the ANNISU-R had padlocked the college after the election panel did not put the union at the second number in the list while filing the nominations. With the disturbance, the election work has not moved ahead Election Officer Yadu Adhikari told Republica Online. The nomination has been filed at these campuses. As many as 600 students at Gorkha campus are taking part in the FSU elections.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media