Incident Reports

Ward office padlocked in Dhunibesi over dust pollution


Province 3, Dhading, Dhunibesi, Ward 2

Female farmers group padlocked the ward office of ward 2 of Dhunibesi Municipality against the severed dust pollution caused by more than 100 tippers plying along Dharke-Sitapaila road. There are more than 31 brick kilns in the municipality which operate these tippers. The group protested against the severe effect on the health of the locals caused by dust pollution.

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