Incident Reports

Discrimination against Dalit in Kathmandu; Landlord refuses to rent flat after discovering Dalit girl's caste


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Rupa Sunar, a 24-year-old Dalit girl has faced caste-based discrimination from a landlord in Babarmahal of Kathmandu. After learning that she belongs to the Dalit community, the landlord refused to rent her flat although she was very friendly to her before knowing her caste.  She has now decided to file a complaint against the landlord on June 17  by collecting more evidence.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
National/Online Media