Ongoing protests in Nepal

Nepal’s new constitution has caused occasional but ongoing protests, rallies and strikes. Protests are ongoing in the districts of Rolpa, Arghankhanchi, Gulmi, Palpa, Nawalparasi, Kapilvastu, Rupendehi, Dang, Banke and Bardiya. In the Terai districts, a protest program is planned for February 5, 2017.

Advice For Travellers

Always avoid areas of large public gatherings, protests or rallies. Even peaceful gatherings can quickly and unexpectedly become violent. Follow the advice of local authorities.