Incident Reports

CPN-UML's student wing stages demonstration in Butwal demanding scrapping of petroleum price hank


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

CPN-UML's student wing has staged a demonstration in Butwal on Monday demanding the cancellation of increase in prices of petroleum products. The students burned tires in front of the Butwal Multiple Campus demanding to scrap the price hike of Petroleum Products. President of ANNFSU, Butwal, Mr. Pokharel warned that the district-wide agitation would intensify if the price hike is not reversed immediately. The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) hiked price of petroleum products with effect on 19 June 2022 night. Similarly, The price of petrol has been increased by Rs 21 per liter to Rs 199 and diesel and kerosene by Rs 27 to Rs 192.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Secondary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people N/A
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Entity CPN M
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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