Incident Reports

27 banda enforcers held in Kaski


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

Banda imposed by Netra Bikram Chand:- 'Biplav'-led CPN Maoist has disrupted normal life in Kaski district on Sunday as transportation services, markets, and other institutions remain shut.

Meanwhile, police arrested 27 banda enforcers on Sunday morning from various parts in Kaski. According to police, 20 Maoist cadres were arrested from Pokhara while seven others were held from Lekhnath municipality. Chand-led Maoist party has called a nationwide strike on Sunday to protest the unofficial Indian blockade ongoing for the past 100 days. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 27
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
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
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