Incident Reports

Transportation Entrepreneurs staged demonstration in Kathmandu demanding fare hike


Transportation entrepreneurs staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on October 4d demanding a fare hike by parking bus in the roads. The transportation entrepreneurs stated that if the  price of the petroleum fuel is hiked, then the fare should also increased. The demonstrators further stated that the price of the fuel hiked from Rs.80 to Rs.113 but the transportation fare is still Rs.15, so that they had to stage a demonstration. Due to the demonstration, Chakrapath, Bhaktapur's public transportation has stopped. 

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 n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
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 unknown
National/Online Media