Incident Reports

Couple lodges complaint against family alleging caste discrimination


Province 1, Taplejung, Sidingba, Ward 4

On August 26, Rajendra Budachhetri and Phulmaya Bishwakarma of Taplejung, Sablakhu, Sidingba Rural Municipality Ward-4, filed an FIR against 4 persons alleging caste discrimination and untouchability.

According to Rajendra Budachhetri, his brother and relatives deprived him of attending the funeral and death ceremonies of his father for marrying a Dalit woman.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media