Incident Reports

Agricultural Cooperative sealed for alleged black marketing of fertilizer in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya

An agricultural cooperative has been sealed in Bara for black-marketing government-subsidized chemical fertilizers based on the complaint of farmers. Kush Agricultural Co-operative located in Kalaiya sub-metropolitan city-23 Bhatauda has been sealed. A joint team of the district administration office and the district police office sealed and seized 209 sacks of 50 kg fertilizer kept in the cooperative. The team also arrested Arun Kushwaha, resident of Kalaiya sub-metropolitan city-23. The cooperative was found to be selling DAP fertilizers costing Rs 2,250 for Rs 2,850 without issuing bills. Urea is sold at 780 rupees and DAP at 2,230 rupees from the office of the agricultural material company in Kalaiya. The cooperative can sell only at the price set by the municipality

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Primary Form Black Marketing
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people N/A
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people N/A
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media