Incident Reports

NC-Bara leaders and cadres stage sit-in at the Congress Central Office in Lalitpur


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

Leaders and cadres of Nepali Congress (NC) Bara stage a sit-in protest at the party's central office in Sanepa on July 11 putting forward six-point demands. Some demands include the immediate distribution of active membership and revokement of active memberships that were issued without the recommendation of the ward committee.

Leaders and cadres of all four constituencies participated in the sit-in, said Rajesh Rauniyar, the former Joint General Minister of the Nepal Students Union. He said that there was rigging in the distribution of active membership in Bara. Former MPs Ram Ayodhya Yadav, Lal Babu Singh, and two dozen other leaders and activists participated in the protest. The active membership investigation committee of the Nepali Congress is working to finalize the membership. The names of eight and a half lakh active members from all 77 districts have been made public.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media