Incident Reports

Police arrest demonstrators from Indian Embassy protest


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Police on Sunday used force to contain a protest carried out by Nepali Congress student wing, Nepal Students Union, outside the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu. They also arrested some demonstrators.

The students loyal to the opposition party had gone outside the embassy carrying the national flag, black flags, black banners and placards, protesting the recently published political map of India, which allegedly shows the Nepali land of Kalapani as a part of India. During the demonstration, the cadres flew a black banner that shows the map of Nepal including Kalapani. The banner also has a text, “Look Modi! This is our map.”

Later, police arrested the demonstrators to end the protest.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media