Incident Reports

Sugarcane farmers of Nawalparasi agitated


Sugarcane farmers in West Nawalparasi have been agitated after not receiving their dues from the last three years. Farmers have warned that they would file fraud case against the operators of Lumbini and Indira Sugar Mills if they do not pay the amount immediately. Despite an agreement between the three sugar industry operators, farmers and the administration to pay all the dues to the farmers by January 21, the farmers have not received the payment yet.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
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) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
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