Incident Reports

Six years of Tikapur incident marked by demonstration in Kailali


On the 6th anniversary of the Tikapur incident in Kailali, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF)  staged a protest on August 23 demanding the release of the prisoners of the Tikapur incident in Baliya of Kailali. The party, which has been celebrating August 23 and 24 as a black day, staged a protest rally from Bhalka Chowk to Baliya Chowk. The UDMF demanded the dismissal of the Tikapur case and the unconditional release of political prisoners, including suspended MP from Kailali Constituency No. 1, Resham Chaudhary.

Similarly, demonstrations were held demanding full proportional representation of the Tharu community in every state's body, the establishment of Tharuhat province from Kanchanpur to Nawalparasi, and making the report of the Girish Chandra Lal Commission public.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Tharu Organizations
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
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