Incident Reports

Ward office padlocked in Kailali over relief package


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Godawari, Ward 8

Locals have padlocked the office of Ward 8 in Godawari Municipality alleging that local representatives at the ward are distributing relief for the lockdown only to those close to their party. Bikki Ojha, a local, said that the ward office did not provide relief to the people actually affected by the lockdown.  

Ward Chairman Naresh Bahadur Adhikari said that the citizens who had been complaining that they were not getting relief, or they were not getting enough relief, padlocked the ward office. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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
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