Incident Reports

Muslim Union pickets Nepali Congress Party Office in Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Gorkha

The Nepal Muslim Union (NMU) staged a sit-in at the Nepali Congress (NC) headquarters in Tindhare of Gorkha demanding inclusive representation at all levels of the 14th Nepali Congress (NC). The union staged a two-hour sit-in at the party office from 10 am on Friday demanding assurance of state assembly constituencies and assembly constituencies, general convention delegates, and representatives at all levels. Secretary of the National Working Committee of the Nepal Muslim Association, Rahmatullah Mian, said that despite the provision of representation of all castes, regions, backward classes, genders and minorities, the directive was drafted on the basis of population and the representation in the internal election of the 14th General Convention was deducted. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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