Incident Reports

Ward office padlocked in Baitadi over non-payment of salary under Prime Minister Employment program


Locals padlocked the office of ward 9 in Patan Municipality on Monday citing that they have not been paid for their service under the Prime Minister Employment Program. Karna Bahadur Bista, a local who was employed under the Prime Minister Employment Program stated that they padlocked the ward office after it hesitated to pay them even though the payment had already been issued.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
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