Incident Reports

Dalit woman assaulted in Kapilbastu


Lumbini, Kapilbastu, Mayadevi, Ward 1

Four locals of Mayadevi Rural Municipality-1 Pakadi assaulted 40-year-old Anita Pasi, a single Dalit woman on April 19 for sprinkling water in a dusty road. They assaulted the woman claiming that a Dalit should not sprinkle water in the public road. Among the assaulters are Sanahe Yadav, Hariram Yadav, Badaki Takiyahi and Chotaki Takiyahi. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Kaski