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Locals in Dhading stage protest demanding justice and compensation for victim of accident

2021-03-03

Province 3, Dhading, Tripura Sundari

Locals padlocked the main gate of the office of Tripura Sundari rural municipality in Salyantar of Dhading district and staged a sit-in in front of the area police office demanding justice and compensation for a woman killed in an accident involving the dozer. A local woman, 45-year-old Sarswati Kumal, died after being hit by a dozer near the village on March 2.

They further alleged the local representatives of not supporting the locals in terms of compensation and justice. They state that they were forced to agitate after the driver and dozer owner did not come in contact so far. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
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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