Incident Reports

Demonstration in Jajarkot against food and fuel price hike


As part of the nationwide program, the National Youth Association of Nepal (NYAN) affiliated with UML and the ANNFSU student organization staged a protest at Thalah Bazaar in Jajarkot against the rise in food and fuel prices. Addressing the corner meeting, National Union Central Committee member Saroj Jung Shahi said that there were symbolic protests all over the country against the price hike.

The current coalition government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba has increased prices nationwide. In the last 15 days alone, the price of petroleum products has gone up twice, ”he said. Today, the working class has to starve due to the increase in prices.

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 UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
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