Incident Reports

Workers demonstrate

2016-01-17

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Workers expressed solidarity with the ongoing Madhes agitation and organised a mass demonstration called by the United Democratic Madhesi Front with the initiative of Madhesi Trade Union Federation Nepal Parsa in Birgunj on Sunday. Supporting the Tarai agitation, the workers of Birgunj-Pathlaiya corridor began the rally from Powerhouse of Birgunj and turned into an assembly after reaching Miteri Bridge. Chairman Pradip Yadav, central member Karima Begam of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Parsa, Madhesi Trade Union Federation Chairman Paltan Thakur, among other leaders, addressed the mass. The front has made public more protest programmes after talks with the government were fruitless.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
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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