Incident Reports

Melamchi locals stage protest against NEA over an individual's death from electric shock


Bagmati, Sindhupalchok, Melamchi

Locals stage a protest against the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) after a person died from an electric shock while constructing a dam at a land eroded by the flood in Melamchi.Dharmaraj Dulal of Melamchi Municipality-11 died on June 21  after being struck by an electric wire while going to fetch an excavator to build a dam on the banks of the Melamchi River. Locals have protested that the death was due to negligence of NEA.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
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) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media