Incident Reports

Rural municipality office padlocked in Taplejung


Koshi Province Renaming Struggle Committee has padlocked the offices of local levels in Taplejung as a part of their protest program. According to the struggle committee it has padlocked Phaktanglung rural municipality and Phungling municipality's gate. It has also claimed to have padlocked the offices of some other rural municipalities and wards. The struggle committee has been demanding to rename Koshi province and declare Padam Limbu martyr who was killed during a clash with police in Biratnagar.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Limbuwan/Khombuwan Organizations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n
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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