Incident Reports

Locals of Kathmandu obstruct Nagdhunga- Sisnekhola tunnel work


Province 3, Kathmandu, Chandragiri

The construction of the Nagdhunga-Sisnekhola tunnel was obstructed by locals from Kathmandu placing 12 demands. According to the Nagdhunga-Sisnekhola Tunnel Project team, a group led by Chandragiri Municipality-2 Ward Chairman Gopi Surkheti submitted a memorandum on January 3 warning the project to halt the construction work till the demands are met.

The locals had submitted a memorandum with eight-point demands including compensation for the land above the tunnel. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Secondary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other private sectors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media