Incident Reports

Protest staged in Pokhara demanding National Holiday on Tamu Lhosar


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

Members of the Gurung community staged a demonstration in Chipledhunga of Pokhara on Sunday protesting against the government's decision to revoke the National Holiday on Tamu Lhosar. Tamu Lhosar is the biggest festival of the Gurung community. The protest was lead by Tamu Hyul Chhonj Dhinko Society.

The protestors accused the government of discriminating against the indigenous community by removing all their festivals from National Holiday list.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other indigenous organizations
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
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