Incident Reports

Demonstration in Surkhet demanding dismissal of Minister Shahi


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Students and organizations affiliated with the CPN-UML, Yuva Sangha Nepal and ANNFSU staged a rally on August 29 demanding the dismissal of Kurmaraj Shahi, the Karnali Minister for Land, Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives. They even picketed the Chief Minister's Office in Surkhet. The rally started from the UML party office with a banner stating  'Dismiss the Minister Accused of Rape.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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