Incident Reports

Janakpur Express: Locals stage traffic strike demanding improvement of road condition in Janakpur

2017-05-30

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Locals and businessmen of Janakpur halted Bhanu Chowk of Janakpur agitating against concerned authority's reluctance to improve the road condition. They demanded for the immediate action to improve the road condition so as to check the worsening condition in monsoon shortly. This is due to lack of proper plan to drain out water as Aggregated Town Development in Janakpur program funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) is underway. As the water accumulates on road, the movement has been difficult. जनकपुरको भानु चौकका व्यापारीहरुले चौकमा विगत केही दिनदेखि हिलो देखिए पनि सडक सुधार नगरेको भन्दै चौकमा सडक जाम गरेर प्रदर्शन गरेका थिए । वर्षामा चौकमा हिड्ने अवस्था पनि नहुने गरेको बताउँदै तत्काल सडक सुधारको माग गरेका थिए । एशियाली विकास बैकको ऋण सहयोगमा जनकपुरमा लागु भएको एकिकृत शहरी विकास आयोजनाको कामकाज भएका कारणले पानीको निकास नभइ सडकमा हिलो तथा पानी जमेकाले आवग जावतमा नै कठिनाई भएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Dhanusha

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