Incident Reports

Nepal Nationalist Association stages demonstration demanding restoration of monarchy

2021-08-20

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

The Nepal Nationalist Association (NNA) staged a demonstration demanding the restoration of the monarchy in Birgunj on August 20. They chanted slogans saying "nation and nationality depend on the monarchy". President of the Nationalist Association Janak Lal Sah informed that a congratulatory rally was held on the occasion of the 94th birth anniversary of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah.

The MCC was also opposed during the demonstration. Protesters carried placards with slogans such as "No MCC needed, the country cannot be sold."They even chanted slogans in support of the state against the republic. According to the organizers, the rally was held at the Bal Mandir after laying wreaths at the Ratna Rajyalakshmi.

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 Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Entity Political Organizations/Groups supporting Monarchy
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
National/Online Media

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