Incident Reports

Entrepreneurs stage demonstration in Hariwan of Sarlahi against market inspection


Madhes, Sarlahi, Hariwan

Entrepreneurs of Hariwan in Sarlahi staged a demonstration on February 25, after the monitoring team of Birgunj, Commercial Supply, and Consumer Protection Office came to inspection visit without prior notice. The agitated demonstrators halted the East-West Highway alleging that the monitoring team of the Commercial Supply and Consumer Protection Office Birgunj suddenly came to Hariwan market and imposed fines for minor mistakes and deficiencies.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
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
National/Online Media