Incident Reports

Three Janamorcha leaders arrested on charge of buring effigies of PM Oli and Deputy PM Mahato


Police arrested three leaders of the Rastriya Janamorcha in Kailali while they were burning effigies of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Deputy Prime Minister Rajendra Mahato. They burnt effigies saying that Prime Minister Oli had taken unconstitutional steps by dissolving the parliament and that Deputy Prime Minister Mahato had made divisive statements.

The arrested are  Jagat Prasad Joshi, Kailali District Secretary, Prasant Thapa, Central Secretary of All Nepal Youth Association, and Khadka Rana. The three were taken into custody by the police and released after some time.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Rastriya Janamorcha
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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