Incident Reports

Dalit rights activists demonstrate against caste-based discrimination in Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Gorkha

Local youths of Gorkha have staged a symbolic protest against caste-based discrimination by tying black bands around their arms and forehead. United Aware Dalit Struggle Committee organized the protest on Sunday demanding punishment against those accused of caste-based discrimination and justice for the victim. Participants at the demonstration carried different placards demanding strict implementation of laws regarding caste-based discrimination.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Dalit Organizations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media