Incident Reports

Protesters stage hunger strike at Koshi dam demanding compensation


Province 1, Sunsari, Itahari

The protesters from Sunsari, Saptari, and Udayapur started a relay hunger strike on Saturday demanding compensation for the lands taken for the construction of the Koshi barrage. Sapta Koshi victims have a common demand that they should get the compensation that was decided while signing an agreement with the Indian government. The protesters shared that the relay hunger strike would continue until their demand is met. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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 , INSEC , Local Newspaper - Saptari