Incident Reports

Locals in Jhapa demonstrate demanding prompt construction of the blacktop road


Province 1, Jhapa, Bhadrapur, Ward 6

Dust-affected locals obstructed the road (1.5-kilometer centenary road connecting Bhadrapur Municipality-6 and 7) by planting bamboo since December 3 demanding construction of blacktop roads and daily water supply. They drew the attention of the local government and said that the the locals' health had been affected due to the excessive dust rising from the road.

The government had allocated Rs 200 crore under the Intensive Urban Development Program for upgrading roads within Bhadrapur Municipality. However, the locals of the area have become victims as the Municipality did not come up with the plan for the busy road connecting the district headquarters.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media