Incident Reports

ANNFSU Revolutionary stage protest in Kathmandu against petroleum price hike


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

ANNFSU Revolutionary staged a protest in the capital against the increase in the price of petroleum products outside the office of the Nepal Oil Corporation at Baber Mahal demanding the return of the price hike. Protests have been going on saying that the price hike has added a burden to the people who have to go to work daily while their livelihood has come to a standstill during the prohibitory period.

The corporation has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre on July 6. The corporation had also increased domestic flights by two rupees.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media