Incident Reports

ADP plants national flag at land acquired under MCC project in Nuwakot in symbolic protest


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Belkotgadhi, Ward 9

The Independent Advanced Democracy Party (ADP) and the Independent National Campaign Nepal announced that they captured about 400 ropanis of land acquired for the MCC by planting the national flag in Ratmate in Belkotgadhi Municipality Ward No. 9 in Nuwakot district. 

Swagat Nepal, the chairperson of the Advanced Democracy Party, informed that they had occupied the place by planting the national flag while protesting at the acquisition site on August 14. He also warned that they would demolish any structure built on the land captured by MCC. Speakers at the event accused the MCC of plotting to legally colonize Nepal. They even chanted slogans such as "MCC is not needed", "Mother Nepal is alive", " Hail Foreign intervention". 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Foreign State
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media