Incident Reports

Oil tanker drivers hold strike after facilities reduced by 50 percent


Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

The Oil tanker drivers have gone on strike from Sunday, after the Tanker Entrepreneur’ Association reduced the facilities provided to them by 50 percent.

Chairman of the Nepal Tanker Drivers’ Association, Binod Manandhar,  said the drivers will not t be able to operate the tankers until the cut down facilities are reinstated. Tanker drivers started strike at Birgunj office of Nepal Oil Corporation from Sunday morning against the reduction in facilities.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media