Incident Reports

Protest staged in Kathmandu against naming Province 3, Bagmati


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Indigenous communities staged a protest on Tuesday evening in Indrachowk, Ason, New Road, against the name of Province 3. CPN had named Province 3, Bagmati. However, the indigenous communities have demanded the province to be named Nepal Mandal or Newa Tamsaling province. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Various Indigenous Parties incl. Tharu
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media