Incident Reports

Engineers of Urban Development Division stage symbolic demonstration at Singhadurbar


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The employees of Engineering Division at Urban Development Ministry organized a symbolic protest in front of ministry in Singhadurbar on August 18. 

They condemned the decision of Nepal government to transfer Department of Local Infrastructure (DOLI) that was under Federal Affairs and General Administration Ministry as a  Settlement Development and Infrastructure Facilitation Department under the Urban Development Ministry.

The employees showed black banners and tied black ribbons on their arms to show the protest. They warned of stopping the work of Urban Department through out the country if the demands are not met. They also submitted a memorandum putting their demands to the Office of Prime Minister, Finance Ministry, Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, and Urban Development Ministry. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to policies and regulations internal to the government bureaucracy (e.g. civil servants wages, work conditions and promotions)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 1 - Youth na
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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