Incident Reports

Five party alliance padlocked Gauriganga municipal office


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Gauriganga

Five party alliance of Congress, Maoist, Unified Socialist, Janata Samajwadi Party (JASAPA) and Rashtriya Janamorcha padlocked the Kailali Gauriganga municipal office claiming that the municipality showed no interest in addressing their 6-point- memorandum. The five-party alliance submitted the memorandum to the municipality on August 21, which demanded the amendment of municipal teacher's working procedure, publishing the account of royalties, removal of employees by forming a committee for contract employees, maintenance of the subject of the school management committee as per the need of the school, the appointment of the teachers who have been working on private resources for a long time.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , UML and affiliated org , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org , Janata Samajbadi Party , Rastriya Janamorcha
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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 unknown
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