The effigy of Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha was burnt in Chiple Dhunga of Pokhara under the leadership of the Caste System Abolition Front of Gandaki Province on June 29. They protested against the role of Minister Shrestha in the Rupa Sunar incident and caste discrimination.
Police have arrested three persons while burning the effigy. Among those arrested are the front member Kiran Nepali, Janata Samajwadi Party leaders Netra Chapagain and Resham Sapkota.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Other forms of non-violent protest|
|Secondary Form||Detention of Protesters|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to legal action and access to justice|
|Secondary Cause||Freedom of Assembly|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Dalit Organizations , Janata Samajbadi Party|
|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|