All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) has staged a protest and sit-in in front of oil corporations on Thursday against the government for increasing fuel prices twice within a span of a week.
The Nepal Oil Corporation had last increased the price of diesel, petrol, kerosene and domestic aviation fuel by Rs 2 per litre on February 16. Prior to that, the price of cooking gas was increased by Rs 25 per cylinder and petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre on February 10. Consumers have been affected by the price hike in fuel including cooking gas.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Government and civil servants at central level|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|
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