Incident Reports

Biplav's Strike: Demonstration in Sundhara by burning tire against petroleum price hike


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Nepal Communist Party headed by Netra Bikram Chand called for a nationwide strike today against the increment in fuel prices. The Kathmandu valley has the minimal influence of the strike other than fewer numbers of public vehicles operating today compared to normal days. 

The cadres of the protesting party demonstrated in the Sundhara area by burning sire and trying to obstruct the road. The police and the protestors faced off against each other in the process, and a few protestors are arrested by the police.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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