Madhesis Globally Mark Ashoj 3 as Black Day

Madhesis around the world, in the United States, India, and in Nepal marked Ashoj 3 as “Black Day” in Nepal’s history. Below are some images from various demonstrations around the world.

United States

New York

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Protest in the anniversary of promulgation of Nepal’s constitution in #NewYorkCity. Source: Satendra Sah Facebook
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Protest in the anniversary of promulgation of Nepal’s constitution in #NewYorkCity. Source: Satendra Sah Facebook

Austin

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असोज ३ लाई सफल बनाउन आज पुर्व सन्ध्यामा Austin Madheshi Samaj द्वारा Austin, Texas, USA ma मसाल जुलुस निकालियो। Source: Austin Madhesi Samaj Facebook.
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असोज ३ लाई Black day को रुपमा समर्थन गर्दै आज Austin Madheshi Samaj द्वारा Austin, Texas, USA ma Black Day मनाइयो. Soure: Austin Madhesi Samaj Facebook

Dallas

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Madhesis in Dallas, Texas, USA gathered together to protest Black day at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial park City of Irving, USA. Source: DFW Madhesi Samaj Facebook
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Madhesis in Dallas, Texas, USA gathered together to protest Black day at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial park City of Irving, USA. Source: DFW Madhesi Samaj Facebook

India, Delhi

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Madhesis in New Delhi, India protested against the racist constitution and marked Ashoj 3 as Black Day by burning copies of the constitution. Source: United Madhesis of Nepal Facebook

Nepal

Kathmandu

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काठमाडौँको माइतिघर, मण्डेलामा शहिदहरु को रगतले रक्त रन्जित संविधान पुर्ण रुपमा अस्विकार गर्न र बहुसंख्यक जनताको पहिचान सहितको संविधान स्थापित गर्न असोज ३ गते भव्यरुपमा कालो दिवस मनाइयो। Source: Saroj Ray Facebook
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काठमाडौँको माइतिघर, मण्डेलामा शहिदहरु को रगतले रक्त रन्जित संविधान पुर्ण रुपमा अस्विकार गर्न र बहुसंख्यक जनताको पहिचान सहितको संविधान स्थापित गर्न असोज ३ गते भव्यरुपमा कालो दिवस मनाइयो। Source: Saroj Ray Facebook

Birgunj

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बिहानहून नपाउदै वीरगंजको ब्यस्त बाजारमा नेपालको संविधान 2072 जल्यो. वीरगंजवासी कालो दिवस मनाउदै. Source: Dr Remo’s Twitter

To see more images and detailed descriptions visit the sources directly for Black Day celebrations in:

New York

Austin

Dallas

New Delhi, India

Kathmandu

Birgunj

Recommended Readings

If you are not familiar with the history of constitution drafting and resulting protests, check out the following articles published on other platforms.

The 9/11 in Madhesh by Ck Lal via Republica

हाम्रो भविष्य निर्धारण गर्ने प्रश्न by Dipendra Jha via Setopati

असोज ३ः तपाईंको उत्सव, हाम्रो कालो दिन by Manoj Sah via Onlinekhabar

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Puru Shah is the founder of Madhesi Youth. For Madhesi Youth, he primarily writes about human rights issues and articles with an emphasis on data analysis & data visualization. His goal is to promote justice, equality, sustainable development, and youth empowerment in Nepal.

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