Incident Reports

Jasapa staged demonstration in Kathmandu demanding action against those involved in Bhim Bahadur's murder


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Janata Samajbadi Party (Jasapa) Dalit Mukti Committee and Jasapa Nepal Shilpi Province national Committee staged a demonstration in Kathmandu demanding to take action against those involved in Bhim Bahadur Bishwakarma's murder in Chitwan, Bharatpur. Dr Baburam Bhattarai was also present at the demonstration. The demonstrators chanted slogans for the abolishment of Dalit discrimination. 

Bhim Bahadur Bishwakarma, a resident of Chitwan, Bharatpur-4, was beaten to death over the dispute when he demanded to worship in the Durga Temple as being a Dalit on October 14. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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