Incident Reports

Family faces social boycott for having a feast at a Dalit's house in Mahottari


Madhes, Mahottari, Sonama, Ward 4

The family of Bhikhari Mahato of Sonama rural municipality-4 in Mahottari faced a social boycott after having a feast at the home of a Dalit people on January 3. He has been criticized by the Mahato community for involving with the Shanbhunayana Ram Chamar's son's birth rituals. Mahato alleged that he was also assaulted by the Panchayat. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Public humiliation
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
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) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth na