Incident Reports

NSU protest petroleum price hike


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Two Nepal Students Union leaders were injured in police intervention in a demonstration taken out against price hike in petroleum products. NSU Central Member Anil Shahi and student leader Gautam BC were injured while Central Member Hari Sharma was arrested by the police. The students gathered at Birendra Chowk and burnt the effigy of Prime Minister KP Oli at around 5 pm in the evening. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Demonstration
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 30
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 2
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