Incident Reports

NSU burnt effigies of President and PM in Kathmandu

2021-05-23

Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The Nepal Students' Union (NSU) burnt the effigies of President Bidhyadevi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Kalanki on May 23 protesting the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

Police intervened in their demonstration and scattered the effigies. President Bhandari dissolved parliament unconstitutionally at midnight on May 21 on the recommendation of Prime Minister Oli. The Congress, Maoist Center, UML, JSP, Janamorcha, and other parties and their sister organizations have come out in protest against Bhandari and Oli's move.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
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
National/Online Media

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