Incident Reports

Complaint of caste-discrimination lodged against ward chairman in Lamjung


Gandaki, Lamjung, Rainas

A differently-abled man, 45-year-old  Prem Vinod BK of Rainas Municipality-9 lodged a complaint against 63-year-old ward chairperson Padam Bahadur Thapa,  at the District Police Office, Lamjung on March 9, accusing him of using derogatory terms expressing cast-based discrimination against him in a public program. BK stated that he lodged a complaint at the police after the justice-committee meeting held on March 10 did not take any action against the ward chairperson.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Public humiliation
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth