Incident Reports

Province 2 Minister's vehicle vandalized in Janakpur

2019-03-30

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Agitating students in Dhanusha vandalised a vehicle used by Province 2 Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Yogendraraj Yadav, while he was on his way to Birgunj from Janakpur to participate in a meeting of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal’s sister organisation Socialist Youth Forum. “The students were obstructing the road. As we reached there, some of them started pelting stones at our vehicle. We somehow managed to get out of the place,” said the minister.

Student Ramesh Yadav, who was involved in the demonstration, sought the resignation of Education Minister Girirajmani Pokharel. Janakpur-Dhalkebar road was obstructed for about an hour today due to the students’ agitation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violent demonstration
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media , Police website , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha , Local Newspaper - Mahottari

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