Bhim Dutta Bhatt, the ward member of Melauli Municipality-9 of Baitadi along with Bam Bahadur Chand, a local, has started a hunger strike from June 28 in the courtyard of the Melauli Municipality Office building demanding the expansion of electricity in the village.
They have demanded to take initiative for the expansion of electricity from Bhageshwor of Dadeldhura on the border of Melauli-8 and 9. They will continue the strike till the commitment is made for the expansion of electricity within this fiscal year. They have demanded that the work should be taken forward by allocating a budget for the implementation of electricity expansion as it is also mentioned in the policy and program of the municipality.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Event Duration||More than 1 day|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||2|
|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)||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|