Incident Reports

Local youth stages symbolic demonstration against the price hike in Dhanusha


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Local youths of Dhanusha staged a symbolic demonstration by laying motorcycle and empty LPG cylinder in front of Janaki Mandir in Janakpurdham on May 25. The demonstrators led by local youth Shushil Karna claimed that the five party alliance had failed to give relief to the citizens but rather gave more trouble. Local youths said that they started demonstrating as the rise in prices of petroleum products have directly affected the survival of people. He further added that if the government does not repeal the decision, they will continue to demonstrate. 

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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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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