Incident Reports

Symbolic demonstration in Pokhara against price hike in petroleum products and consumer goods


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

ANNFSU affiliated with Unified Socialist staged a protest at Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara against the price hike of petroleum products and consumer goods. Coordinator Santosh Neupane said that a symbolic protest staged by displaying gold-coloured cauliflower in the form of pressure as it was difficult for the students and the general public to meet their daily expenses due to the rise in prices of petroleum products, cooking oil, cylinders and other daily necessities.

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 (Communist Party of Nepal) - Unified Socialist
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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