Incident Reports

Sit-in program demanding HR friendly constitution


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

 The human rights activists based in Pokhara have held a sit-in at Shaheed Chok in Pokhara on January 25 demanding human rights friendly constitution. The program, organized by Civil Society Network for Peace, was held between 11 and 12 am. Following the sit-in, the activists gathered for a corner meeting. In it, they stressed on the need of promulgation of the constitution by consensus and if not, through the process. The civil society members, rights activists, professionals, legal practitioners, and media persons attended the program.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations HRD
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