Incident Reports

Dhanauji Rural Municipality office padlocked

2020-09-17

Province 2, Dhanusha, Dhanauji

The office of the Dhanuji Rural Municipality, Dhanusha has been padlocked on Thursday. The rural municipality office and the office of the chief administrative officer was padlocked by a group of dozen local representatives led Deputy-Chairman Ramwati Devi Mandal.

The protesting local representatives said they padlocked the office as former Chief Administrative Officer Shambhu Thakur was transferred without making public the expenditure related to Covid-19 pandemic and introducing budget for next fiscal year. They protested against the transfer of officials on short tenure in the rural municipality. The agitated local representatives also accused that four officials have been transferred in the rural municipality in a span of three years and that the outdone Chief Administrative Officer Shambhu Thakur have been transferred without bringing the budget.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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