Incident Reports

Law practitioners staged symbolic demonstration in Baglung demanding resignation of chief justice


Law practitioners staged a symbolic demonstration in the high court, Pokhara, Baglung, demanding the resignation of Cholendra Shamsher Jabara, chief justice. They had protested by tying a black bandage claiming that the Chief Justice was immersed in controversy and corruption. 

Lawyers including senior advocates Padmanath Sharma and Krishna Prasad Sharma also participated in the sit-in. Accountancy practitioners also joined his movement. The bar also plans to hold sit-ins at the court premises on Monday and Tuesday.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
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 unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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