Incident Reports

Construction workers in Baitadi on hunger strike for the past 5 days demanding wages


Twelve construction workers working at the Patan-Pancheshwor road in Baitdai are on a hunger strike for the past five days after not receiving wages for 21 months. Twelve people, including six women and six men, are on hunger strike since July 2. They have said that they have not reeved the wages they have worked for since the roads under the federal government came under the state government. The victim workers said that the Infrastructure Development Office had verbally instructed them to work while the Road Division Office was handing over the road to the Infrastructure Development Office.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
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
National/Online Media