Incident Reports

NSU organizes torch rally against border encroachment; 21 arrested


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress-affiliated Nepal Students Union (NSU) organized a torch rally in Balaju of Kathmandu protesting the encroachment of Nepali territory by India and China.

Police intervened in the rally that started from Balaju-Bypass Chowk and arrested 21 students near Machhapokhari this evening.

Students demanded that the encroached upon land be returned at the earliest.

The arrested students have been kept at the Balaju Police Circle.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 21
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media