Incident Reports

Transport entrepreneurs staged a sit-in in Kathmandu demanding various points including Covid-19 vaccines


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Transport entrepreneurs staged a sit-in at the Department of Transport Management on July 13 demanding seven points including vaccination of people involved in transport against CoVID-19, adjustment of transport fares and inclusion of business people's problems in the monetary policy. Entrepreneurs also demanded adjustment of transport insurance exemption, implementation of road laws, renewal of transport documents and exemption of fines and review of the current transport policy.

During the sit-in, they also chanted slogans such as "No income, no bank instalment and no revenue payment, complete insurance for the duration of the prohibitory period period".

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
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) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media