Incident Reports

An elderly man ostracized for consuming food offered by a Dalit


Tanka Prasad Aacharya, a 76-year-old man from Diktel Municipality-1, Korebari, has reported to the Provincial Secretariat of Province number 1 of being ostracized from society for consuming food offered by a Dalit girl in a picnic.  Acharya consumed curd offered by a Dalit Girl in a picnic organized on June 1. While the different government bodies have praised him for such acts, the family and relatives, however, have ostracized him.  

Rajan Rai, a member of the provincial legislature, spoke about the incident to the provincial legislature and demanded action against that involved in shunning  Acharya in Society.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 40
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Morang