Incident Reports

General effect of the Biplav's strike; 140 protestors arrested across the country


The general effect of the strike by the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplava) -led CPN (Maoist) was seen on November 16. Although government offices were fully operational, schools and some private offices were closed. According to the Nepal Police, fewer public vehicles were operating. According to police, 140 protesters were arrested across the country since the morning of the strike. Of them, 22 have been arrested from Kathmandu Valley. Those arrested are under the control of the Nepal Police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 140
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
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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