Incident Reports

Farmers stage demonstration in Chitawan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur

Farmers of Chitawan staged a demonstration in Narayanghad of Bharatpur metropolitan city in Chitawan on February 24 after the demands of their first phase of the demonstration were not addressed. The demonstrators demanded to impose a ban on import of vegetables and fruits from India, which are produced in sufficient quantity in Nepal, to arrange for easy access to chemical fertilizers, to stop the black market in fertilizers, and to withdraw the decision to reduce the subsidy received by farmers.

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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