Incident Reports

Sit-in protest at District Administration Office, Dhankuta


Province 1, Dhankuta, Pakhribas

A sit-in was staged before DAO Dhankuta accusing the police of registering a false case in the incident of vandalism during the Pakhribash Municipal Council. It is alleged that the mayor of the CPN-UML Birkha Bahadur Rai has registered a false case against the leaders and cadres of the opposition alliance by pressuring the police.

A complaint was lodged with the police against 15 members of Congress, CPN-Maoist, and CPN-UML (Madhav Nepal group) for indecent behavior that took place during the Municipal Council on June 24 in Pakhribash Municipality. Congress district president Agni Prasad Poudel said that a sit-in was called demanding dismissal of the false case. After the sit-in, acting Chief District Officer Ram Narayan Shrestha was demanded to withdraw the case.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org , Left Alliance (CPN-MC, UML & others)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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