Incident Reports

Employees agitate after returnees from India quarantined in the Municipal Office

2020-08-08

Province 7, Kanchanpur, Shuklaphanta

Employees of Suklaphanta Municipal Office have protested the decision to hold  11 people who returned from Indian into quarantine at the hall of the Municipality office. The employees have been agitated that holding the returnees into quarantine at the hall have increased chance of Covid infection on them.  Chief Administrative Officer of Shuklaphanta Municipality, Vishan Singh Thapa, said that the service recipients and staffs are feeling insecure. But Jagat Bahadur Singh, the spokesperson of the municipality said that the citizens are placed in the hall because of the emergency.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Quarantine Management
Actor 1 - Number of people More than 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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