Update of Lumbini Province, Election of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly 2022

According to Rolpa Representative Tilak Gharti Magar, the inmates of Rolpa Prison will also be voting in the upcoming elections to be held on November 20, 2022. According to Jailer Bishal Khanal, 61 inmates from Rolpa Prison are voting. Among them, 55 men and six women will be able to…

November 16, 2022  
Mohan Baidya Led CPN Revolutionary Maoist start Door-to-door Campaign Asking to Boycott the Upcoming Election

Cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal led by Mohan Baidya have started a door-to-door campaign in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-5 Santapur on November 7, 2022, to boycott the upcoming elections. Sub-inspector Prabin Dangi said that he was arrested when the police team deployed from the area police office in…

November 8, 2022  
Two-day-long Orientation on Human Rights Documentation and Election Observation Completed

A two-day-long orientation program related to human rights and election observation was completed on November 2, 2022, under the support of the Informal Sector Service (INSEC) Central Office. In the program, INSEC district representatives and district facilitators have been oriented on basic human rights, incident documentation and the House of…

November 4, 2022  
Two-day-long Orientation on Human Rights Documentation and Election Observation Completed

A two-day-long orientation program related to human rights and election observation was completed on November 2, 2022, under the support of the Informal Sector Service (INSEC) Central Office. In the program, INSEC district representatives and district facilitators have been oriented on basic human rights, incident documentation and the House of…

November 3, 2022  
Team of Human Rights Activists Provide Food Aid

A local level Human Rights team of Bajnath Municipality, formed under INSEC, has provided food aid to an underprivileged person with a disability. With the initiative of INSEC, Kamal Bahadur Basnet, 37, resident of Baijnath Municipality-4 and a patient of kidney failure was provided food aid. INSEC’s District Facilitator along…

September 28, 2022  
Effect of “Nepal Bandha” in Lumbini Province

On August 23, 2022, the Communist Party of Nepal led by Biplav and the other four parties imposed countrywide Nepal Bandha. This has affected the districts of Lumbini Province. The biggest impact of the bandh has been on the children. Students' education has been hindered due to the closure of…

August 23, 2022  
Human Rights Activists Urge to Amend the Bill of the Commission for Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Human Rights Activists have submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through the District Administration Office on August 21, 2022, regarding the Act of the Commission for Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In the memorandum, it has been mentioned that their serious attention has been…

August 22, 2022  
Mayor Takes Initiative to Assure Right to Education After the Faciliation of INSEC

The Mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City- 17 has instructed the Principal of Gyansagar Secondary School to admit nine girls of the age group of 14 to 18 years after the initiative of human rights activists including INSEC. Those girls were initially denied admission for being drop outs. Human rights activists coordinated with…

July 20, 2022  
Clash Between Nationalist Youth Group and Police, Nine Injured, Four Arrested

A clash initiated between the police and the nationalist youth group at Birendra Chowk of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan-1 on June 2, 2022, after the statue of former King Birendra was removed by the police. The police informed nine policemen were injured in the clash and four protestors were arrested, police said.…

June 2, 2022  
Death of a Detainee in Police Custody

Kishan Lal Kunwar, 47, of Kohalpur Municipality-1 has been found hanging dead in the toilet on May 25, 2021. DSP Ain Bahadur Malla of Area Police Office Kohalpur said that Kunwar was found hanging in the toilet at around 5 in the morning. "Kunwar had gone to the toilet from…

May 25, 2022