Incident Reports

Demonstration staged demanding trees along ring-road to be protected


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

People staged a demonstration in Sitapaila, Chhauni area of Ringroad on Thursday protesting against the government's proposal to cut thousands of trees along Kalanki-Maharajgunj section of Ringroad for road expansion program. The demonstrators stressed that development should be people-oriented and trees should not be cut.

The Federal Road Supervision Monitoring Office has cited that all trees that obstruct road expansion will be cut.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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