Incident Reports

Rastriya Prajtantra Party padlocks office of Barhadashi Rural Municipality in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Barhadashi

Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), in presence of its provincial level leaders and party members padlocked the office of Barhadashi Rural Municipality  at 10 am on September 20 for infinite time, stating the lack of proportionate development within the rural municipality. The protestors mentioned about bad condition of roads at all wards of rural municipality that has hampered movement of emergency transportation like ambulance and marred the movement of other vehicles. The protestors complained that  agendas and plans related to local development recommended by RPP were not addressed by the rural municipality authority. The protesting party opened the lock after the chairperson of rural municipality, Khadga Prasad Rajbansi promised to fulfill their demands with in two days.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations RPP
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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