Incident Reports

Workers padlocked the hydropower project office in Rasuwa


Workers of the Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project (under construction) in Gosainkunda Rural Municipality-2 of Timure in Rasuwa padlocked the office after not being paid for two-and-a-half months and their working hours being reduced.

360 workers who used to work 10 hours a day were given 9 hours of work by the company. This has decreased their remuneration.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 360
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media