Incident Reports

Banda affects life in Palpa


Daily lives of Palpa residents were affected due to the indefinite banda enforced by the business community on Saturday. The Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry called the strike, demanding authorities to release the three entrepreneurs arrested by police on Friday. Vehicular movement came to a halt, while market places and factories remained closed. Police arrested Shailendra Bhattarai, vice-chairman of Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and two entrepreneurs, Laxman Regmi and Baburam Bista, for their alleged involvement in manhandling journalist Bijaya Baudel on Friday. (PR)

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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