Incident Reports

Kaayakairan: Locals stage relay hunger strike demanding construction of bridge


Bagmati, Chitawan, Khairahani, Ward 9

Locals at Kharahani-9, Chitwan started relay hunger strike on May 31 demanding to resume construction of a bridge over Chyatra Khola. The protestors said the hunger strike would go on indefinitely unless the government agrees to complete the bridge. According to locals, the bridge was supposed to be finished by end of Asar,20175 (according to the Nepali Calendar), however, nothing was done yet. चितवनको खैरहनी नगरपालिका-९,करैयामा टेन्डर भएपनि पुल निर्माण हुन नसकेको भन्दै सो वडाका स्थानीयले अनिश्चितकालिन रिले अनसन सुरु गरेका छन् ।खैरहनी-९,सिमलटाँडी चोकदेखि करिब ३ सय मिटर उत्तरतर्फ पर्ने च्यात्रा खोलामा करिब ६ करोडको लागतमा पुल निर्माणका लागि बजेट परेको थियो। बि.सं २०७३ साल असार ३० गते निर्माण सुरु गर्नुपर्ने भएपनि अहिलेसम्म कुनै काम नभएको भन्दै स्थानीयले रिले अनसन सुरु गरेका हुन् ।
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 10
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 - Chitwan