Incident Reports

Protest in Dhalkebar over Rukum West incident


Province 2, Dhanusha, Mithila Bihari

The Joint Dalit Struggle Committee staged a demonstration at  Dhalkebar on Monday against the killing of Dalit youths in Soti of Rukum West. On May 23, Nawaraj BK and 5 other youths were reportedly killed by the locals of Soti Village of West Rukum over a dispute related to inter-caste marriage. Six other youths were injured in the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Dalit Organizations
Actor 1 - Youth na
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