Incident Reports

Locals padlocked ward office


Province 2, Mahottari, Pipra, Ward 1

The locals have padlocked the office at ward no-1 of Pipara Municipality under the leadership of Rahul Kumar Pandey, the local leader of the Samajwadi Party, protesting against widespread corruption.

Locals allege that Kishori Mahato, Chairman of Pipara Rural Municipality ward no- 9, has made extensive irregularities in the development works done in the ward and has made fraud over payment. Pandey said the lock-up will continue until the accused is investigated and prosecuted for corruption.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)
Actor 1 - Number of people 200
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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 unknown
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha