Incident Reports

Squatters of Bagmati corridor stage sit-in in front of Kathmandu metropolis


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Squatters residing on the bank of the Bagmati river in Thapathali, Kathmandu, staged a sit-in on November 29 in front of Kathmandu Metropolitan City after Kathmandu Metropolitan City tried to evacuate the slum dwellings. The demonstrators chanted slogans against the evacuation and demanded to resolve the grievances of landless squatters.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of public land
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media