Incident Reports

Action against the vehicle for charging high bus fare


The District Traffic Office in Kavrepalanchok took action against a vehicle for charging passengers six times more fare (Rs. 15,000) from Kathmandu Valley to Janakpur in Dhanusha.

According to the office, action was taken against the vehicle and its driver, Suraj Bhandari, for allegedly charging high fares to 15 passengers on the way to Janakpur from Kathmandu at the Kathmandu East-border Sanga.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Secondary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
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) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media