Incident Reports

Students take out torch rally against petroleum price hike in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Students of RR Campus in Kathmandu affiliated to CPN-UML's student wing ANNISU have taken out a torch rally in Kathmandu on Friday against the decision of the government to hike the price of petroleum products. The students also protested against an alleged irregularity in the distribution of vaccines against Covid-19. Students carried different placards displaying satirical messages against the government.

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
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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