Incident Reports

Youth association of CPN (UML) stages torch rally against supreme court's decision


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Youth association affiliated with CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli stage a torch rally in Pradarsani Marg in Kathmandu. The youth association has been protesting against the Supreme Court order. On July 12, the Supreme Court-dissolved the House of Representatives and ordered the appointment of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba as prime minister. After Oli had to withdraw from the court order, the UML Oli group had expressed dissatisfaction against it. The protesting cadres also chanted slogans against Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media