Incident Reports

General Public stage demonstration against the decision of Supreme court which declared former home minister Rabi Lamichanne's guilty in the citizenship and passport case


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

A mass demonstration was held from Maitighar Mandala to Baneshwar in support of the outgoing Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane, who was dismissed after the Supreme Court declared him guilty in the citizenship and passport case on Friday. On Saturday, Pukar Bam, Tara Baral, Shom Sharma and other supporters staged demonstrations in support of Lamichhane, who is also President of Rastriya Swatantra Party, from Maitighar to Baneshwar. They chanted slogans in favor of Lamichhane. Although Lamichhane renounced his US citizenship he did not get Nepali citizenship again. After the court ruled that Lamichhane did not have Nepali citizenship, he lost his position as Deputy Prime Minister, Home Minister and Chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party. He was elected from Chitwan Constituency 2 in the parliamentary election held on November 20, 2022. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media