Incident Reports

Victims in sit-in protest against land integration plan of Bhaktapur


The victims of Deko, Miwa and Itapake land integration of Bhaktapur, have staged a sit-in at the project office in Nashpukhu and Bhaktapur Municipality on February 7  accusing the landlords of trying to make them landless after the project cut 60-80% of the land in the name of the contribution. The land consolidation is run by Bhaktapur Municipality since 2016.

The victims have been agitating for a month now demanding respectful implementation of land consolidation, immediate abolition of arbitrary land distribution, implementation of existing norms in Salaghari Nagarkot road section, and modernization of the project.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Secondary 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