Incident Reports

Protest held in Janakpur demanding to make public the condition of the missing Jha couple


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Locals youths under the leadership of the ward chairman blocked the road at Tapsi Chowk in Janakpur on March 13, demanding to make public of the missing Jha couple. 65-year-old Musafir Jha and 60-year-old Gitadevi Jha of Pipara Rural Municipality-5, Mahottari, went missing from their home on the night of February 23.

Protestors further warned to block the highway again after two days if the police did not make the situation of the missing Jha couple public.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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