Incident Reports

Prohibitory order imposed in two municipalities and one rural municipality in Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Gorkha

Gandaki, Gorkha, Palungtar

Gandaki, Gorkha, Aarughat

A prohibitory order is imposed from midnight on May 4 in two municipalities (Gorkha and Palungtar) and one rural municipality ( Arughat) in Gorkha that are the main entry points to Gorkha.

The district-level Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC)  issued the order in these municipalities till May 14 after the increase in the number of corona infections. During the period, private and public transport will not operate, only emergency service vehicles and shops will be open.

The District Security Committee had issued a prohibitory order in Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality Ward No. 7 and 8 of Gorkha, on May 1 after 62 people from the same village became infected.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Curfew/prohibitory order issues by the state
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
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/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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