Incident Reports

Symbolic protest by cooking rice on the streets in Kathmandu against the inflation


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The student wing of the Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center) organized a symbolic protest against the government and opposed the price hike in daily consumable goods by cooking rice in front of RR Campus at Pradarshani Marga, Kathmandu on the evening of November 21. They cooked rice using firewood by making a stove from bricks. 

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 (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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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