Incident Reports

Locals hurl stone at the office of municipality in Siraha

2020-04-19

Province 2, Siraha, Sukhipur, Ward 3

Poor, marginalized and daily wage worker of Sukhipur Municipality of Siraha District hurled stones at the office of the rural municipality on April 19. Locals said that they turned violent after the local representatives misbehaved with the locals who had gone to the municipality demanding the relief packages. They also claimed nepotism during the assessment of needy people for the relief package in the region. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Violent demonstration
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
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
Total Injured 2
Totally damaged Vehicles 2
National/Online Media

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