Incident Reports

NCP Prachanda- Nepal faction stages torch rally in Janakpur


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

On the eve of the general strike called by the NCP-Madhav-Prachanda faction on February 4, the faction has staged a torch rally in Janakpurdham.

Police intervened and extinguished the torch rally that reached Janak Chowk in the evening to make the Nepal Bandh a success. An argument erupted between the demonstrators and police while extinguishing the torch. 

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 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