Incident Reports

Tractor businessmen picket Chandrapur municipal office


Madhes, Rautahat, Chandrapur

Tractor businessmen of Chandrapur Municipality picketed the municipal building on Sunday, demanding the permission of transporting river minerals. More than 50/60 tractors were parked in-front of the municipality office from 10 am gate  as a part of protest.

Businessmen have been agitating after the movement of river materials were banned during the rainy season. The Chandrapur Municipality has not been able to mine the river materials as the bid was not opened on time. The municipality had previously noticed to open the rivers of its area for mining from September 17. Later on,  the municipality was failed to manage the notice. .

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
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
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