Incident Reports

Urban Development Office and Accounting unit padlocked in Dhankuta (translated by sujata)


Construction businessmen of Koshi Pahad from the four districts of Dhankuta padlocked office of Comptroller of State Accounting Unit, Nishan Rai, and  Chief of Urban Development and Building office, Milan Acharya, Dhankuta on July 14 saying the payment was not cleared even at the end of the fiscal year. 

According to Rai, the contract payment was stopped as per the verbal instructions of the Ministry of Finance and 280 million is yet to be paid. According to Acharya, there is a delay in funds due to COVID.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth na
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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