Incident Reports

Mahakali highway blocked by locals in Darchula


Province 7, Darchula, Shailyashikhar, Ward 5

Locals in Darchula blocked the Mahakali Highway in Shailyashikhar Municipality-5, Darchula over the delayed distribution of electricity.

They complained that despite the repeated call for the attention of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Darchula from the distribution centre and the contractor, no hearing was held. Most of the areas in wards 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 have no electricity even though electricity is generated from Shailyashikhar Municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media