Incident Reports

Newar communities protest in Kathmandu demanding to release Sharaswati Pradhan


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Various Newar societies and organizations held a demonstration at New Baneshwor, on Wednesday, demanding to release of landlord Sarashwati Pradhan, who was arrested on the charge of caste based discrimination. Pradhan was arrested on June 20 for not giving a room in her house to Rupa Sunar, on the basis of being a member from Dalit community.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Adivasi/Janajati
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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