Incident Reports

Locals protest demolition of memorial structures in Nepalgunj


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Locals of Old Market Sadarline area were agitated after the sub-metropolitan city started demolishing the pillar marking the memorial of 19 days Madhes Revolution at Tribhuwan chowk. The metropolitan city started demolishing structures at Tribhuwan chowk at 8:00 pm. The locals who started gathering slowly chanted slogan against mayor Dhawal Shumsher Rana and Nepalgunj FNCCI chairperson Nandalal Baishya. The demolition was stopped after a large number of crowd gathered and chanted slogans. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Local Newspaper - Banke