Incident Reports

Entrepreneurs of Kathmandu stage demonstration in Kathmandu over alleged discrimination by government


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

Businessmen and entrepreneurs of Kathmandu staged a demonstration on January 30 against the government. The demonstrators alleged that the government had been indifferent to the concerns of businessmen and was facing terror from financial institutes like banks and micro-finances. The demonstrators displayed placards demanding the government save their businesses by uplifting the economy and controlling the interest rates of the banks. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
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
National/Online Media


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