Incident Reports

Pathao riders take to street against repeated attack by taxi drivers, police intervene at protest


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Ride-sharing employees affiliated with Pathao staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Monday morning against repeated attacks on Pathao riders by taxi drivers. They were preparing to take out a protest motorcycle rally but police intervened and took the keys to their motorcycles. Pathao riders are demanding an end to repeated assault against them and legal recognition of ride-sharing service.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media