Incident Reports

Law practitioners staged a sit-in in the temporary session of Birgunj demanding Jabra's resignation


Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Law practitioners, led by Pramod Prasad, the president of the Birgunj Bar Association, staged a sit-in against Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Jabra at the temporary bench of the Janakpur High Court, Birgunj. At the call of the Nepal Bar Association, legal practitioners staged a sit-in from 11 am to 12 noon on November 14 in support of the bar association's movement.

Advocate Chandrika Patel informed that the sit-in was started as per the decision of the Bar to make the movement nationwide from November 14. The agitation has intensified after Chief Justice Jabra denied to resign.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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