Incident Reports

Youths stage symbolic protest against dissolution of parliament


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

The youths satirically protested against the dissolution of the House of Representatives on January 12 at Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu by reading the articles of Nepal's constitution with a magnifying glass. They stated that they didn't find provision for dissolving of the parliament anywhere in any articles of the constitution, even after using the magnifying glass.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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