Incident Reports

Khokna residents padlock ward office, paddy planting to continue


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur, Ward 21

The Public Affairs Committee and residents of Khokna have padlocked the office of Ward 21 of Lalitpur Metropolitan City on Saturday protesting against police crackdown on locals who had gone to plant paddy on their land last week. Some locals who had gone to plant paddy were injured when police clashed with them. Farmers had started planting paddy in the Khudol field on July 3 and 4 and have decided to continue paddy planting.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media