9 different Identity based organizations organized a demonstration in Kathmandu on Thursday demanding Sudurpaschim, Karnali and Gandaki provinces to be renamed. They carried out a demonstration from Maitighar to New Baneshwor demanding the provinces to be given names that reflects the identity of the indigenous people living there.
The protestors also demanded a stop to the encroachment of land belonging to locals Newars of Kathmandu, attacks on language and culture of the local people amongst others.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Cause||Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring|
|Secondary Cause||Ethnic or caste-based collective tensions|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||100|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Citizen/Individuals|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||N|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Government and civil servants at central level|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|