Incident Reports

Workers banished from mill being Muslim in Rupandehi


Province 5, Rupandehi, Omsatiya, Ward 1

Some workers of Durga Modern lentil mill of Omsatiya rural municipality-1 Kataiya have been banished from work after some other workers in the mill spread the rumor that Muslim workers had coronavirus.  Muslim workers were diverted from the gate of the mill by a security guard on April 9 saying that they could spread coronavirus to other workers.

Machine helper Hussain Pathan, Saddam Hussain, labor Murtuja Pathan were the Muslim staffs banished from the mill.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Religious sectarianism
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Private company
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Muslim
Actor 2 - Youth na
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