Incident Reports

Rotten rice distributed in Pacharukhi of Parsa

2020-04-18

Province 2, Parsa, Parsagadhi, Ward 5

On April 18, Parsagadhi Municipality-5, Pacharukhi of Parsa District distributed relief food items to 224 needy people. However, some recipients got rotten rice. Some of those who received relief stated that the rice distributed was not edible. They had informed the media through local leaders after realizing they got the rotten rice in their relief package.

Municipal chief Lok Narayan Yadav, on the other hand, claimed that the municipality did not distribute rotten rice. According to him, they distributed relief in 8 of the 9 wards of the municipality, but they have not received such complaints elsewhere. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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