Incident Reports

Residents of Thori agitated against halting of postal road construction


Province 2, Parsa, Thori, Ward 2

Residents of Thori Rural Municipality-2 in Parsa padlocked the  Nirmal-Thori Intermediate Consumer Committee and the office of Banashakti Community Forest Committee on April 1 alleging the officials of the Chitwan National Park of obstructing the construction of the postal road. They further state that the contractor had left the road unattended after the park administration stopped the construction of the road.

Protestors urged the officials to take initiative to create an environment for road construction. Under the coordination of local Jagendra Poudel, locals have formed a struggle committee, to put pressure on road construction. Poudel said that a memorandum would be handed over to the village chairman on April 2 demanding the continuation of road construction.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
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