Incident Reports

Locals of Bhimdutta municipality-11 stages demonstration alleging tax evasion on riverine materials


Sudurpashchim, Kanchanpur, Bhimdatta, Ward 11

Locals of Bhimdutta municipality-11 staged a demonstration on April 17, alleging that the royalty tax of the sand taken out from the Mahakali River was being evaded. The demonstrators alleged that the municipality and local administration did not investigate the tax evasion issue. The ward chairperson of Bhimdutta municipality-11 interfered in the demonstration by physically assaulting the demonstrators. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
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) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media