Incident Reports

Cadres of Socialist Party protest in Birgunj demanding tax waivers during lockdown


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj

Cadres of the socialist party staged a protest in Birgunj on Wednesday against the Government's notice, asking taxpayers to clear their taxes amid lockdown. They also demanded waivers of tax during the lockdown period.  Participants at the protest carried placards urging the government to waive off electricity tariff, bank interest on loans, school fees, and taxes for the lockdown period.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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