Incident Reports

JSP leaders staged sit-in at Saptari demanding opening of Nepal-India border

2020-12-06

Province 2, Saptari, Tilathi Koiladi

Janata Samajwadi Party leaders staged an hour sit-in in front of the Kunauli border on Sunday, demanding the government to open the Nepal-India border. The sit-in protest was organized under the banner of Nepal-India Open Border Dialogue Group.

Manish Kumar Suman, Central Executive Member and Member of Parliament from Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), Gajendra Kumar Mandal, Central Member of JSP Nepal and Central Member of Nepal-India Open Border Dialogue Group, Shambhu Yadav, Mayor of Rajbiraj Municipality, Satish Kumar Singh, Chairman of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality , JSP district president Sunil Kumar Jha, leader Gudu Deb and others were present in the sit-in program.

The coordinator of the sit-in program Roshan Yadav said that they will continue the indefinite sit-in program from December 9 until the government fully opens the border.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
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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