Incident Reports

Local representative threatens after raising the issue of irregularities in Malika Rural Municipality


Lumbini, Gulmi, Malika, Ward 8

Krishna Ghimire 'Chirag', a teacher at Arkhabang Secondary School was called to a meeting of the Rural Municipality Executive Committee on August 5 and threatened by the local representatives including Rural Municipality chairman Reet Bahadur Thapa of Gulmi-based Malika Rural Municipality after raising questions about the irregularities regarding the bad condition of the local road. 

Locals are dissatisfied with the working style of ward chairman and engineer as the road is not improved as per the allocated expenditure. They have complained that the people's representatives who are thinking of finishing the development budget are spending money even without permission.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
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 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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