Incident Reports

Locals halt the construction of crusher industry in Kapilbastu

2021-01-10

Province 5, Kapilbastu, Banganga, Ward 5

Locals of Banganga Municipality-5, Loharibagiya Baikunthapur, have been agitated after a group including the chairmen of wards 2 and 5 of Banganga Municipality started construction work of crusher industry against the standards at a distance of 100 meters from the river and 200 meters from the settlement.

There is a rule that industries cannot be operated at a distance of 500 meters from human settlements and there is a school near the site of the industry's operation, which will affect the education of the children. The local struggle committee organized a joint village meeting and put pressure to stop the construction work immediately. They are outraged that the industry operators and people's representatives were not present at the meeting.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
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
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