Incident Reports

Khokna residents obstruct construction of fast track


Locals of Khokana staged a protest at the entrance of the under-construction expressway in Farsidol against the construction of Kathmandu-Terai fast track claiming the government has not compensated them for the acquisition of their land and work was carried out against the agreement. Locals allege that the government did not hold talks but forcibly deployed security personnel

The Nepal Army, which has taken responsibility for the construction of the expressway, has stated that a total of 807 ropanis of land including Khokna is yet to be compensated.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
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