Incident Reports

Road blocked protesting against air pollution caused by tipper


Madhes, Siraha, Mirchaiya

On Thursday, locals of Mirchaiya blocked Siraha's Mirchaiya road. Locals blocked the road at Mirchaiya chowk protesting the air pollution caused by the overloaded tippers traveling in Katari roadside of Siddhicharan Highway. 

A local, Ram Narayan Thakur said that locals blocked the road protesting against the air pollution caused by tippers of cement factories. He said that the air pollution caused by the dusty road condition was affecting their health. Locals warned they will protest strongly if the problem is not addressed on time. 


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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
Local Newspaper - Siraha