Incident Reports

Locals picketed Dharan metropolitan city demanding drinking water


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

Locals picketed the Dharan sub-metropolis of Sunsari carrying empty buckets demanding immediate distribution of drinking water. The drinking water service has stopped for the past week.

The protesters claimed that crores of rupees have been embezzled in the drinking water project constructed with the financial assistance of the Asian Development Bank. They also demanded immediate investigation and action against the culprits.

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) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media