Incident Reports

Sajha Kura: Businessmen shut down market to protest road expansion


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Hetauda, Ward 9

Businessmen in Hetauda have protested the act of destroying rented shutter. The rented shutters were destroyed as a part of Road Division Office's decision of destroying the government buildings located in Hetauda industrial zone of ward no 9. Makwanpur Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries have objected this decision made under the direction of regional administration. However, road division office has claimed that office had aready sent the prior notice of destroying the buildings and the government hospital in which the rented shops were situated had also notified to empty the building within 7 days. डिभिजन सडक कार्यालयले निश्चित समय नै उपलब्ध नगराइ ब्यवासायिक कवल भत्काएको विरोधमा ब्यवसायिहरु सडकमा उत्रिएका थिए । क्षेत्रीय प्रशासकको निर्देशनमा ब्यवसायिक भवन भत्काइएको भन्दै मकवानपुर उद्योग वाणिज्य संघले गम्भिर आपत्ति जनाएको छ । सडक डिभिजन कार्यालयले गत मंसिर २८ गते हेटौंडा-९ औधोगिक क्षेत्रभित्र पर्ने १४ वटा सरकारी कार्यालयलाई १० दिन भित्र सडकको २५ मिटर भित्र पर्ने आफ्ना सम्पूर्ण संरचना भत्काउन पत्रचार गरेको थियो । डिभिजनले भने हेटौंडा अस्पातललाई आफुहरुले जानकारी गराएको र अस्पताल प्रशासनले पनि ७ दिन भित्र भवन खाली गर्न पत्राचार गरेको भएपनी ब्यावसायिहरुले अटेर गरेपछी वाध्य भएर भवनमा डोजर लगाएको कार्यालयले बताउदै आएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Makwanpur