Incident Reports

Demonstration in Janakpur demanding restoration of Nepal as a Hindu state

2021-01-09

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

A group called the National Unity Movement held a demonstration demanding the restoration of Nepal as a Hindu State in Janakpur on Saturday. The demonstration rally started from the railway station of Janakpurdham, went around different parts of the city and reached Janak Chowk, turning into a corner rally.

The campaign's vice-chairperson Sunita Sah said that the Madhesi, Adivasi Janajati and Dalit backward classes are deprived of the opportunity of federalism and were not against federalism.

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 Other Hindu Nationalist and Regional Unity Parties
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
National/Online Media

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