Incident Reports

Youth association of CPN (UML) burns effigies of opposition leaders in Janakpur


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

The youth association affiliated with the ruling party CPN (UML) burnt the effigies of the main leaders of five opposition parties in Janakpur on May 25 accusing them of opposing the citizenship ordinance issued by the government. They burnt the effigies of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, JSP Chairman Upendra Yadav, and JSP Federal Council Chairman Baburam Bhattarai.
There is support and protest in Terai against the citizenship ordinance issued by President Bidhyadevi Bhandari, on May 23. There was a scuffle between police and protestors during the protest.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Association
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 2 - Youth na
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