Incident Reports

Demonstration in Kathmandu demanding justice to family of Bhim Bahadur Bishwokarma


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

The civil society members and human rights activists stage a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on October 23 demanding punishment for those involved in the murder of 58-year-old Bhim Bahadur Bishwokarma, resident of Bharatpur Metropolitan-4. Bishwokarma died on October 14, due to the assault of the locals Sitaram Basnet and Dilip Shrestha. Police have arrested both the perpetrators and mentioned that further investigation is underway. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations HRD
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media