Incident Reports

Students block road in Lalitpur demanding justice for their deceased friend


Province 3, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

Students of Koteshwor Campus have blocked the road in Jawalakhel on March 3 demanding action against the culprit of a road accident. 19-year-old Anju Dahal, a student of Koteshwor Campus and resident of Tripura Sundari in Sindhupalchok was killed in a collision with a van (plate number Sa 1 Ja 567) in Ekantakuna of Lalitpur. Dahal died while undergoing treatment at Patan Hospital.

The protesting students are Anju's classmates who are studying in the first year of BA in Koteshwor Campus. They sat on the streets and chanted slogans demanding action against the culprit and proper compensation to the victim.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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