Incident Reports

Political party leaders stage sit-in infront of Rajdevi Municipality in Rautahat


Madhes, Rautahat, Rajdevi

Leaders of various political parties including Nepal Communist Party and locals have staged a sit-in in front of the office of Rajdevi Municipality of Rautahat, on Friday, alleging that Mayor Dhirendra Kumar Singh had engaged in corruption.

They also demanded details of work and expenditure of the municipality on last fiscal year.

Participants of the sit-in also chanted slogans accusing Mayor Dhirendra Kumar Singh and executive member Anil Kumar Singh are conspiring to prevent the construction of Mudwalwa Health Post, which was selected to built  the 15-bed hospital  as per the federal government’s policy.

The agitated opposition political party leaders are preparing to lock the office of the municipality on Sunday.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
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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