Incident Reports

CPN-Maoist Centre and YCL burn effigies of President and PM Oli


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ratnanagar

Youths affiliated with the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) and YCL burnt the effigies of the Prime Minister and the President in Ratnanagar, Chitwan on May 22. They allege that President Bidhyadevi Bhandari dissolved parliament on the recommendation of Prime Minister Oli and that it was an unconstitutional move.

 On the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, President Bidhyadevi Bhandari dissolved the House of Representatives on May 21 at midnight and announced mid-term elections on November 12 and November 19. The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) and various organizations close to the Center have started a nationwide agitation against this decision.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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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