Incident Reports

Dalits in Bhokraha denied relief


Province 1, Sunsari, Bhokraha, Ward 7

Dalit community members of Bhokraha Narshing Rural Municipality-7, Khatwe tole have been denied of  relief after the news about the delay in relief distribution got published in the national newspaper. The Dalit community members were boycotted in relief after Annapurna Post published the news titled ' Squatters in hunger'  on April 17.  Ward member Tapeshwor Yadav said Rural Municipality chairman Mahendra Prasad Yadav and ward chairman Ram Chandra Yadav took revenge against 100 households of Madhesi Dalits in wards after the news highlighting the slow process of relief distribution in the rural municipality got published.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 100
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media