Incident Reports

Dalit Struggle Committee burn the effigy of Education Minister in Sarlahi


Province 2, Sarlahi, Malangawa

The United Dalit Struggle Committee (Sarlahi) burnt the effigy of Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha in the district headquarters in Malangwa demanding the resignation of Education Minister Shrestha. They protested against the release of a housewife arrested in Kathmandu on charges of racial discrimination against journalist Rupa Sunar.

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