Incident Reports

Locals in Biratnagar obstructed the vaccination of industrialists


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Locals obstructed the provincial government during the secret vaccination of the industrialists of Biratnagar at the City Cinema at Tinpaini Chowk in Biratnagar for the second dose of Covishield provided by the Ministry of Social Development. Police escorted the health workers and industrialists to their respective destinations after the locals picketed the City cinema on May 28.

Morang Superintendent of Police Santosh Khadka said that the police were informed about the vaccination only after the people started gathering and protesting. Kedar Karki, of the Nepali Congress-Province 1 alleged that the state government has vaccinated only the Oli faction of the CPN-UML.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Secondary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Government Relief
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
National/Online Media