Incident Reports

Demonstration in Kathmandu demanding to declare Limbu as Martyar


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Members of Kirat Rai Yayokha community staged a demonstration in in Maitighar Kathmandu on March 24 demanding to declare Lajehang Limbu as martyr. Limbu died on March 23, while undergoing treatment after being injured due to police baton charge during the demonstration organized against the naming of Koshi Province. 

Limbu was injured during a demonstration organized at Biratnagar on March 19 and died while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. The demonstrators also reinforced the voices to rename Koshi Province addressing the identity issues, and warned to continue movement until their demands are met. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other ethnic/caste/regional group
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