Incident Reports

JSP cadres showed black flag to Lumbini province minister


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Marchawari

Cadres of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) staged a protest against Lumbini province Physical Infrastructure Development Minister Santosh Pandey by burning tires and showing him a black flag at Maryadpur, Majhgawa, and Gonahiya while attending a program in Marchawari.

After the JSP cadres tried to block the minister’s way, the police used force to take him to his destination. JSP Rupandehi district chairman Ram Avatar Yadav said they will boycott Pandey’s program as he became a minister by violating the party’s parliamentary decision and whip.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 2 - Youth na
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