Incident Reports

Demonstration of Congress against Mayor Chaudhary of Itahari Sub-metropolis


Province 1, Sunsari, Itahari

Itahari Congress padlocked Mayor Dwarika Lal Chaudhary's office in Itahari Sub-metropolis.  Mayor Chaudhary locked a service recipient Yam Prasad Dhakal of Itahari-4 Aitabare in the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and left the office. Under the direction of Mayor Chaudhary, the police allowed Dhakal to leave the office only after about two hours. Dhakal, who had been locked at the office since 3 pm, was released at 5 pm. Leaders and cadres of the Nepali Congress even picketed the office of the sub-metropolis on August 12. At present, Itahari Congress is preparing to submit a memorandum. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media