Incident Reports

Four NSU cadres arrested on charge of protesting against government


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

Police arrested cadres of the Nepal Student Union (NSU) on the charge of protesting against the government in Pradarsani marg, kathmandu to withdraw the programs included in the budget for the export of riverine products.

The budget brought by the government through an ordinance mentioned that the trade deficit would be reduced by extracting stones, gravel, and sand.NSU is staging protests saying that such a decision would exploit the Chure.

Deepak Bhattarai, General Secretary of NSU, has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of  Sanjiv Dhakal, Manish Khadka Chhetri, Ramesh Khadka, and Samrat Chhetri. He also said that the NSU would continue its protests and demonstrations until the government reverses its decision to export riverine products.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Other governance issues
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
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