Incident Reports

Janata Samajwadi Party stages torch rally in Janakpur against the dissolution of parliament


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) staged a torch in Janakpurdham against the dissolution of the parliament. As part of the five-day agitation program announced by JSP, torch rallies were staged at various places on December 26. 

Police tried to obstruct the rally as it started from Janak Chowk in Janakpurdham. Participating JSP leaders and cadres also chanted slogans against the Prime Minister and the President. Despite tight security, JSP cadres managed to stage the rally. They requested all democratic forces to unite and protest against the autocratic attitude of the Prime Minister. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
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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