Incident Reports

Locals stage protest demanding investigation of illegal wood found in nursery


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

The locals staged a demonstration on August 22 demanding investigation of wood found in Mani Mukunda Sen Nursery in Butwal. 73.19 cubic feet of wood were found in the zoo situated in Butwal Community Forest. 

Division Forest Office confiscated the wood after the local consumers informed the office. However, action has not been initiated against those involved. So, the locals staged a demonstration demanding action against the perpetrators.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Actor 1 - Number of people 40
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media