Incident Reports

Protest against the increase of tax


Entrepreneurs of Parasi, headquarter of West Nawalparasi, have staged a protest against the local government's decision to increase the tax on Wednesday. Weekly-market Entrepreneurs Association protested as the small businessmen were unable to keep up with increased tax.

As per them, the tax has increased by threefold compared to the last year. They say they were compelled to demonstrate in front of the District Administration Office as the municipality was nonchalant to their repeated demands to review the increased taxes.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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