Incident Reports

Law practitioners staged sit-in wearing black bandages at Dhanusa District Court demanding chief justice's resignation


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Law practitioners of Janakpur have also staged a sit-in at the Nepal Bar Association Dhanusha today demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Jabra. They staged a sit-in by wearing black bandages at the entrances of Janakpur High Court and Dhanusha District Court.

According to the protesters, they staged a  sit-in was held in front of the court for judicial and administrative cleansing. They had demanded the resignation of Chief Justice Jabra after various allegations were levelled against him. Law practitioners have been agitating for some time at the call of the Nepal Bar Association.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
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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