Incident Reports

ANNFSU stages demonstration in Makawanpur against the price hike in petroleum products


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Bhimphedi

Cadres of ANNFSU affiliated to CPN-UML staged a demonstration in Bhimphedi rural municipality of Makawanpur against the price hike of petroleum products on May 24. The demonstrators displayed placards and chanted slogans against the government as well. The government increased the price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 10 per liter and cooking LP gas by Rs. 200 per cylinder with effect from May 22, night. Along with this, the price of petrol has gone up to Rs. 180 per liter, diesel and kerosene to Rs. 163 and gas to Rs. 1,800 per cylinder.

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 unknown
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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