Incident Reports

Newly appointed Minister Chaudhary's effigy burned in his own constituency Kailai


NCP Prachanda-Madhav faction staged a demonstration at Hasulia Bazaar in Kailali on December 26  against the newly appointed Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Gauri Shankar Chaudhary stating that he betrayed the leaders and cadres by going to another group in greed for the post of minister. They have even burned the effigy of Minister Chaudhary. 

Widespread dissatisfaction against him increased at the local level after he left the Parchanda's side. Chaudhary was elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Kailali Constituency No. 3, was also elected as a member of the Constituent Assembly from the same constituency. When Prachanda was the Prime Minister, he was the Minister of Agriculture.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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