Journalists of Rautahat padlocked the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and staged a sit-in alleging the federation of depriving the active journalists of their membership. They demanded the rectification of the mistake made by the federation. District Branch Chairman Rabindra Prasad Sah had recommended the names of 42 journalists for the new membership.
They have warned that they will not allow the election of the federation if the demand is not met. The election of the FNJ is scheduled for April 7.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Contestation over non-elective positions and influence|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|
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