Incident Reports

Cadres of Loktantrik Samajwadi Party picketed central party office in Kathmandu


Leaders and cadres of the dissident faction of Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LoSaPa) Nepal picketed the central office in Kathmandu on December 26 saying that the central chairman of the party, Mahanta Thakur, has unilaterally appointed the party's provincial chairpersons and district chairpersons in two provinces. In the protest, they demanded that Thakur's one-sided decision should be rectified.

Bindu Thakur, leader of LoSaPa Nepal, complained that she was not given time to meet Chairman Thakur and try to draw his attention to the issue. She said, "We reached the party's central office on Sunday and asked for time to meet Chairman Thakur."However, after Chairman Thakurju refused to meet us, we picketed the party office and staged a sit-in. '

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Lokatantrik Samajwadi Party (LoSaPa)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Lokatantrik Samajwadi Party (LoSaPa)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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