Incident Reports

Legal professionals start agitation against government's decision to extend service center


Madhes, Rautahat, Gaur

on January 1, Sunday, Legal professionals of Gaur have started an agitation against the government's decision to extend service centres of the 'office of Land Registration' and 'Land Reform Office' to Garuda and Maulapur besides the headquarter 'Gaur'. 'Nepal Legal Professionals Association' and 'Nepal Legal Professionals Committee' led the agitation claiming that they may lose their monopoly of income by relocating their offices. The agitators have closed offices in all three places since Sunday. As a result, common people seeking services at these offices have been affected. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media