Incident Reports

Activist socially boycotted after eating food touched by Dalit


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi, Ward 4

76-year-old Tanka Prasad Acharya of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi-1, who had made a public commitment to not partake in caste discrimination at a common meal program held on June 1, has been socially boycotted. 

Acharya had eaten curd offered by a Dalit woman at Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-4. He still is socially outcasted. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth