Incident Reports

Youths start hunger strike against petroleum product price hike in Dang


Lumbini, Dang, Lamahi, Ward 4

Two youth, Dilli Raj Khanal of  ward no. 5 and Babu Roka Magar from ward number 4 of Lamahi municipality started a hunger strike since May 26, against the price hike of petroleum products and cooking gas. They are sitting on hunger strike near the buspark in Lamahi. 

The mayor and vice-mayor of the municipality urged them to quit the hunger strike by visiting the protest site on May 29. The health condition of both is stable, as of May 29. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
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 na
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