Incident Reports

Civil society members and public stage sit-in in Kathmandu demanding waste management


Ordinary citizens and civil society members staged a sit-in on August 16, in Bhatbhateni of Kathmandu demanding management of waste piling up around the city. The demonstrators alleged that there should not be politics in waste. The demonstrators chanted slogans against the government and accused the government and sister wings of political parties of creating obstruction in the management of waste. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
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
National/Online Media