Incident Reports

Students form human chain demanding justice


Province 1, Jhapa, Kachankawal, Ward 6

Students of Kachanakawal-6, Jhapa formed a human chain in Baniyani Chowk demanding justice after a female student was found dead hanging suspiciously.  More than two thousand students took part in the protest as a 14-year-old student, Bishnumaya Karki of Laxmiprasad secondary school was found dead in a canal of a tea garden on February 17.

The students who took part in the protest claimed that Bishnumaya was murdered and hung later.  Police said the cause of death will be clear after the post-mortem report is available. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to crime
Actor 1 - Number of people 2000
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Jhapa