Incident Reports

Nepal Student Union staged demonstration in Dhading against the price hike of petroleum products


Nepal Student Union (NSU), a sister organization of Nepali Congress staged a demonstration in Dhadingbesi against the rise in prices of petroleum products, gas, transport and daily necessities and the increase black marketing. The demonstrators demanded to withdraw the price hike. Leaders of the  Union said that they have been forced to take to the streets as the government led by the NC president has continued the price hike. Ishwor Adhikari, former president of the Nepal Students' Union, Dhading, said that the protest was staged as the government continued to increase prices and added pain to the people. 

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 Nepali Congress and affiliated org
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 unknown
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