Incident Reports

Dahal-Nepal faction of NCP stages symbolic protest in Saptari against the dissolution of parliament


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj

The Pushpa Kamal Dahal-Madhav Nepal faction of the Nepalese Communist Party (NCP) staged a protest at the district headquarters in Rajbiraj on January 18 against the dissolution of parliament, alleging that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of taking unconstitutional steps.

Leaders and cadres wearing black bandages on the premises of the local Shiva temple chanted slogans against PM Oli and demanded the restoration of the House of Representatives. There was significant participation of women in demonstrations and rallies.

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 NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
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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