Aashiq Ali Mikrani

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Aashiq Ali Mikrani
Madheshi martyrs.jpg
Born Malangawa of Sarlahi District
Died 4 February 2007
Malangawa of Sarlahi District
Nationality Nepali
Movement Madheshi Movement
Religion Islam

Aashiq Ali Mikrani (Nepali: आशिक अलि मिकरानी) is one of the Madheshi martyr among 30 martyrs of Terai/Madhes movement of 2007 and 2008. He killed during the madhesh movement 2007 with 26 others while 6 more killed in the second madhesh movement agitation 2008. The government of Nepal has declared the 30 agitators killed during the Terai/Madhes agitations of 2007 and 2008 as martyrs as per the agreement with the United Democratic Madhesi Front on 10 March 2008.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Malangawa Municipality-4 of Sarlahi District.[2]

Martyr day[edit]

On 4 February 2007, during first Madheshi agitation, he was representing the activists of Madhesi People's Rights Forum. Because of the clash between the agitating activists and the police in Malangawa of Sarlahi district took his life.

The police resorted to firing after he staged demonstration defying the curfew with Ram Narayan Shah of Salempur Village Development Committee (VDC).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "32 killed during Madhes movement declared martyrs". Kantipur.com. 10 March 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Martyrs". madhesh.com. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "MPRF cadres attack media personnel in Biratnagar". observer research foundation. IV Issue. 28. 5 February 2007. Retrieved 25 January 2014.