Incident Reports

Dalits face discrimination in quarantine in Gulmi


Lumbini, Gulmi, Isma, Ward 3

The Dalits in the quarantine set up in  Isma Rural Municipality-3 Ramkot have faced caste-based discrimination. The quarantine management has asked the  Dalit members to prepare their food separately while the people from other castes prepare their food separately, said Kamal Nepali of Isma Rural Municipality-6.  He along with around thirty other people, on May 31, came back from India, of which around twenty-two people are Dalits.  However, all the people in the quarantine sleep in the same place.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 22
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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