Incident Reports

Locals blocked Siddhicharan highway for indefinite period


Locals blocked the  Katari-Ghurmi road section of the Siddhicharan highway for an indefinite period accusing the stakeholders of not showing interest in repairing and upgrading the first and old road connecting Upper Everest with the Terai. The struggle committee blocked the road at Betini Bazaar of Katari Municipality Ward No. 11, Udayapur. The vehicular movement from Mirchaiya to Ghurmi has been obstructed after the roadblock.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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