Incident Reports

Employees of Marchwari rural municipal office in Rupandehi on strike

2021-03-21

Province 5, Rupandehi, Marchawari

Employees of Marchwari Rural Municipality in Rupandehi are on a strike halting all administrative works for an indefinite period since March 21 against the local representative's alleged verbal and physical assault on municipality staff.

Ward Chairman of Ward No. 3, Narayan Bahadur Yadav, allegedly pressured, Premsagar Paswan, a sub-engineer of the rural municipality office,  demanding more than the schemes of work evaluation. It is also mentioned Yadav beat and insulted Paswan.

However, the chairman has denied all the accusation and state that the employees refused to pay the amount after evaluating the work of the scheme properly.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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 N
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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