Incident Reports

Bhaktapur locals stage protest over delayed road pavement


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi

Locals in Bhaktapur stage a protest while the executive meeting going on at the Madhyapurthimi Municipal Office in Bhaktapur. They chanted slogans saying that the road leading to the municipal building in Ward No. 6 was not blacktopped for the last two years.

Locals said that even though it is the main road leading to the municipal office, the municipality has not given priority to it and they are facing difficulty in walking specially during rainy seasons. The protesting locals said that the municipality has been pushing back the work saying that there was a problem in demarcating the road.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
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
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