What are movement groups?



When an organisation starts a movement to achieve a specific goal or issue, such an organisation is called movement groups.

(i) Narmada Bachao Andolan:

The movement started due to specific issue of displacement of tribal people due to construction of Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada. They wanted to stop this construction to get back to their home.

(ii) Nepalese Movement:

It was started by a Seven Party Alliance group to regain democracy in Nepal which had been taken over by the ruling King Gyanendra. Its specific objective was to secure monarchy and regain democracy.