Incident Reports

Madhesi parties organize bandh in Rupandehi protesting 6-state model


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Siddharthanagar, Ward 12

Normal life in Rupandehi district has been affectd due to the bandh organized by the cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front. Protesting the agreement reached between major parties to establish 6 states in federal Nepal parties affiliated with the Madhesi Front namely Federal Socialiat Forum Nepal, Tarai Madhes Democratic Party, Sadbhawana Party (Rajendra Mahato) and Sadbhawana Party have organized bandh in Rupandehi. Long route transportation along Bhairahawa and Butal have been disrupted due to the bandh. Similarly factories, school, colleges and banks also remain closed and migrant workers returning from India have been stranded in Belahiya. Large number of security personnels from Nepal Police and APF have been deployed in the main chowks of Bhairahawa and Butwal to prevent any untoward incident. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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