Incident Reports

ANNSFU (Revolutionary) stages a demonstration in Kathmandu demanding adjustment of petroleum product prices


ANNSFU (Revolutionary) affiliated to Netra Bikram Chand led Nepal Communist Party staged a demonstration in front of  Nepal Oil Corporation in Kathmandu on August 4, demanding to adjust the prices of petroleum products. The demonstrators demanded to adjust the automatic price of petroleum products according to the system. Nepal Oil Corporation was unwilling to reduce the prices even though the prices were greatly reduced in the international market. The Oil Corporation said that even though the price from India decreased, as the corporation was still in loss, the price of petroleum products will not decrease immediately.

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 CPN (Chand) 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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