Incident Reports

Farmers break eggs on the road protesting the arbitrary rates


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur

Egg producers staged a protest in Chaubiskothi, Bharatpur on December 17 by breaking eggs on the road. The farmers claimed that the suppliers bought the eggs at a lower rate than the rate fixed by Egg Producers Association and sold them at a much higher rate. 

The demonstrators rallied from the premises of District Police Office to Chaubiskothi, chanting slogans. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan