Incident Reports

Shiv Sena Nepal stages motorcycle rally demanding monarchy


Thousands of protesters staged a motorcycle rally from Banganga Municipality in Kapilvastu in support of the former king demanding the establishment of a Hindu state and the restoration of the monarchy. 

The demonstration organized by Shiv Sena Nepal witnessed the participation of cadres from various political parties. A Nepali Congress (NC) cadre said that they joined the protest as they were dissatisfied with the government. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 1000
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , Other Hindu Nationalist and Regional Unity Parties
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
National/Online Media