Incident Reports

Madhyapur Municipality goes into lockdown till August 25


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi

 A lockdown has been enforced in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality area after coronavirus infection was detected at the community level.

An emergency meeting of the municipality chaired by the mayor Madan Sundar Shrestha this evening decided to impose a lockdown in the municipality until August 25.

The meeting was attended by the deputy mayor Anjana Devi Madhikarmi, the ward chairpersons of all the municipality’s wards and the members of the municipal executive.

The municipality has opted to go into lockdown after 41 persons in the municipality tested positive for coronavirus so far, mayor Shrestha said.

Shops selling essentials as foodstuff, water, LPG and medicines would be allowed to open only for two hours from 11 am to 1 pm while other businesses have been prohibited.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Curfew/prohibitory order issues by the state
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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