Incident Reports

CPN-Maoist cadres padlocked the municipal office demanding reinstatement of suspended IT officer


Bagmati, Dhading, Tripura Sundari

CPN-Maoist (centre) padlocked the municipal office on September 19, demanding reinstatement after Hemanta Bohra, Municipal Information Technology Officer, was suspended.  Maoist Center Municipal in-charge Dharmajit Bohra claimed that  Hemanta Bohra was suspended due to the political bias of the deputy mayor, Chandra Kumari Budha. The padlocked has pushed the locals in a crisis after all the services provided by the ward office has stopped. The CPN-Maoist cadres released the statement stating that if Hemanta Bohra is not reinstated and the action against Administrative officer is not taken, the cadres would continue to protest . 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
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