Incident Reports

Tourism entrepreneurs stage sit-in in Kaski demanding vaccine


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara staged a sit-in at the district administration office on July 5 with placards with various slogans demanding vaccine against corona virus.  The protest started with a rally from Ambot that turned into a sit-in in front of the gate of the District Administration Office at Sahid Chowk.

They submitted a memorandum to the CDO office focusing on the impact of Corona on the tourism business, role of life saving fund, banks and financial institutions and the role of the government. Entrepreneurs stated that about 30,000 vaccines are needed in the tourism sector of Pokhara.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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