Incident Reports

NC cadres protest in Birgunj demanding tax waivers during lockdown

2020-06-06

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Cadres of Nepali Congress staged a protest in Birgunj on Saturday against the Government's notice, asking taxpayers to clear their taxes amid lockdown. They also demanded waivers of tax during the lockdown period. On Tuesday, the government issued a notice asking taxpayers to clear their taxes within the extended deadline of June 7, or pay fines.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
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

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