Incident Reports

Public transport workers halted transport services in Dang

2021-03-30

Province 5, Dang, Ghorahi

Public transport workers and booking staff in Dang have stopped the long and short distance transport services indefinitely against the transport companies. They even obstructed the movement of public buses, taxis and autos. Their demands include the implementation of the contribution-based social security fund act, the guarantee of salary allowance, and the covid-19 vaccine.

Passengers are stranded in Dang since March 30 due to the strike. Keshav Bhandari, chairman of the Dang District Committee of the Nepal Independent Transport Workers' Organization, said that they would agitate if their demands are not met. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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