Incident Reports

Locals stage protest citing burial of Corona victim near settlement in Dhangadhi


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Dhangadhi, Ward 1

Locals in Dhangadhi protested alleging that the body of a Corona infected woman was buried in the middle of the settlement and demanded to bury the body in another place. A 57-year-old woman of Dhangadhi Sub-metropolis-2 died on Thursday morning, October 29 while undergoing treatment. The local administration managed to bury her body in the cemetery at Ward - 1. 

Santosh Mudbhari, chairman of Ward No. 1 said that the bodies should be buried in the forest not in the middle of the settlement and people even locked the cemetery.

Chief District of Kailali, Yagya Raj Bohara, said that the bodies were buried in the cemetery due to lack of space. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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
National/Online Media