Incident Reports

Entrepreneurs of Thamel stage protest demanding to open night business


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Entrepreneurs of Thamel staged a protest on December 2 demanding to open night businesses stating the financial problems that have emerged as the business has been closed for eight months due to the COVID-19.

Chairman of Thamel Tourism Development Council, Prakash Singh Rana, said that they would starve to death if they could not run their businesses. Businessmen say that they have protested as there was no hearing even when the memorandum was submitted to the concerned body. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
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
National/Online Media