Incident Reports

Cadres of JSP burn effigy of Thakur and Oli in Siraha


Province 2, Siraha, Sakhuwanankarkatti

Leaders and cadres of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Nepal have burnt the effigies of their party president Mahanta Thakur and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Sakhuwanankarkatti in Siraha on May 26.

The JSP is divided into two factions and has been protesting against each other. JSP Nepal Chairman Thakur has sided with Prime Minister Oli while another Chairman Upendra Yadav has formed an alliance with the Nepali Congress and the Maoist Center. 

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 Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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