Incident Reports

Landless squatters in Kohalpur stage protest rally and sit-in at the municipal office


Lumbini, Banke, Kohalpur

Unorganized Landless and Squatters Struggle Committee-Kohalpur staged a protest rally and sit-in at the Kohalpur Municipal Office gate on February 24. They have been protesting peacefully for four days now for excluding the landless and squatters from the data collection at the local level. They had also picketed the office of Kohalpur Municipality-11 on February 23.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Secondary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
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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