Incident Reports

Demonstration staged protesting against municipal assembly in Dhanusha

2020-06-26

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Dissatisfied supporters staged a demonstration protesting against the municipal assembly of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City. They staged the demonstration on Friday, saying that the sub-metropolitan city's chief and deputy chief held the fifth municipal assembly illegally. 

The disgruntled ward chairpersons and ward members staged the demonstration against the illegal holding of the municipal council by Mayor Lal Kishore Sah and Deputy Mayor Rita Mishra at midnight on Wednesday. 

Dissatisfied supporters have rallied in various chowks of Janakpurdham, protesting against the mayor and deputy mayor. 

Parmeshwor Sah, Ward Chairperson of Ward 9, alleged Mayor Sah of holding the municipal assembly at midnight by forging the signatures even after they had the majority.   

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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