Incident Reports

Locals vandalized Chitwan National Park's office against delay in taking control of the tiger


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ratnanagar

Gita Adhikari, a 32-year-old  resident of Ratnanagar-5 Magartol died in a tiger attack at Janakauli Intermediate Community Forest in the central area of ​​Chitwan National Park on June 21. Meanwhile, outraged locals vandalized the park office at the Eastern Sector Office of Chitwan National Park in Sauraha and set fire to the furniture alleging the Park of not taking the man-eating tiger under control for hours even after the death of a person. The Chitwan National Park Office, on the other hand, said that preparations are being made to control the tiger by darting it.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Secondary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
National/Online Media