Incident Reports

Women in Humla picket electricity office against the load-shedding

2021-02-16

Province 6, Humla, Simkot

Local women of Humla picketed the electricity office in Simkot Bazaar area of ​​the district against the load shedding around Simkot Bazaar in Humla for 12 hours daily. They accused the Hildum Small Hydropower Project of collecting the tariff every month but still imposing  12-hours black-out. 

They further complained that the students giving SEE had to face problems due to the morning and evening load shedding. Despite their repeated request, the electricity office has been ignoring the problem.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
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

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