Incident Reports

Akhil Krantikari stage demonstration against the price hike in petroleum products


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Akhil Krantikari, a student organization close to the CPN (Revolutionary Maoist), staged a protest against the increase in the price of petroleum products on October 31. Harikrishna Gajurel, chairman of Akhil Krantikari, said that they had protested against the government's decision to increase the prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and LP gas. He accused the government of increasing prices without considering the needs of the people and urged the ruling parties to resign if they could not serve the people.

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 CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
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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