Incident Reports

Central office of Chepang Association padlocked


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ratnanagar, Ward 7

Chepangs of Kalika municipality in Chitawan padlocked the central office of Nepal Chepang Association based in Ratna municipality-7 Kaporkhori. Citing that the organization which was established for the welfare of Chepang community engaged in activities that were not in favour of Chepangs, local Chepang leaders padlocked the office of the organization. They also lamented that the convention of the organization was held secretly in the presence of a few selected members of the community. "If the organization's convention is held in such a suspicious manner how can we expect the welfare of the Chepangs from this organization ? " Mahendra Chepang a local leader questioned.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CSO/NGO
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan