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CPN (Maoist Centre) stages protest rally in front of Saptari's Court demanding parliament restoration

2021-06-09

Province 2, Saptari, Rajbiraj

The CPN (Maoist Centre) cadres staged a protest rally in Saptari under the leadership of Ashok Kumar Mandal, District Chairman of the CPN (Maoist) Center, demanding justice in the writ petition filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives and restoration of the parliament. The protestors marched around the Shiva Temple in Rajbiraj and ended in front of the court.

President Bidyadevi Bhandari had announced the dissolution of the parliament on May 21 on the recommendation of Prime Minister Oli. The Supreme Court is debating the issue filed jointly by the Nepali Congress, the CPN (Maoist Center), the Janata Samajwadi Party, the CPN (UML), the Madhav Nepal faction, and the Rashtriya Janamorcha, alleging that the move is unconstitutional.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Secondary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
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 na
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