Incident Reports

JSP stages sit-in at Maheshpur border of West Nawalparasi demanding opening of border


Lumbini, Nawalparasi West, Palhi Nandan, Ward 1

The cadres of Janata Samajwadi Party and  a group of businessmen staged an hour long sit-in  at No-man’s-land of  West Nawalparasi demanding to open Nepal-India Maheshpur border. They have organized a pressure rally from Maeshpur Border of the Palhi Nandan Rural Municipality-1, West Nawalparasi  to Nepal-India border before staging sit in. Participants of the rally demanded immediate reopening of the border, saying that it affected their business and religious celebrations.

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 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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