Incident Reports

Demonstrations in Kakadvitta demanding opening of the Nepal-India border


Demanding the opening of the Nepal-India border, the locals in Kakadvitta have been demonstrating every day since December 10. On the sixth day of the demonstration, a sit-in and rally was held in the presence of hundreds at the border on December 16. The movement is led by Hotel Entrepreneurs Association Mechinagar and Travel Association Jhapa and is also participated by the locals. 

Local transport businessmen, hoteliers, travel businessmen and others have been holding programs such as signature collection campaign, peaceful rallies and sit-ins demanding to open the checkpoint.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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