Incident Reports

Transport entrepreneurs stage a demonstration in front of Ekantakuna-based Transportation Management Office


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

The Nepal Commercial Artists Association staged a demonstration in front of the Ekantakuna-based Transportation Management Office with various demands related to transportation. The association is agitated demanding the removal of the embossed number plate (camera-readable number plate). They stated that they are protesting against the loss of employment of artists and about Nepal's data going abroad when using embossed number plate

The demonstration was attended by public bus, microbus, tempo, taxi, light vehicle and tourist transport entrepreneurs. They demanded implementation of the Road Act, an extension of the 20-year term of vehicles, implementation of scientific fares, implementation of business-oriented insurance policy, and implementation of rules prohibiting vehicles with red number plates.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
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) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media