Incident Reports

Locals stage demonstration in Siraha demanding halt to exploitation of riverine resources


Madhes, Siraha, Karjanha

Locals of Siraha district staged a demonstration in Siraha on September 20 demanding halt to the exploitation of resources from Kamala river bordering Siraha and Dhanusha district. The locals who had formed an all-party struggle committee to steer their agitation staged the demonstration stating that repeated peaceful protests and pleas to end the exploitation of the river to local representatives and district administration had gone unheard.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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