Incident Reports

CPN-UML's student wing stages torch rally in Ilam demanding to repeal decision to hike petroleum price


CPN-UML's student wing ANNSFU staged a torch rally in Ilam, on May 25 against the price hike of petroleum products. The demonstrators demanded to repeal the price hike of petroleum products and foods items. The leader of ANNSFU Milan Khatri said that they would continue to demonstrate until their demands are met. He further alleged that the price of petroleum products didn't only increase but the price of all consumer goods also increased. The demonstrators laid the motorcycle as a symbolic demonstration. 
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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