Incident Reports

Buddhists stage demonstration in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Buddhists have staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Sunday accusing the government of trying to ban Khada. They accused the government of insulting Khada which is a sacred item in Buddhist religion by replacing it with Dhaka scarf.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Religious sectarianism
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Buddhist
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
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