Incident Reports

Parsa National Park administration accused of physically assaulting a tractor driver


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Manahari

The administration of  Parsa National Park Lamitar in Manahari village of West Makwanpur park administration took control of the tractor and its driver from Jamire to Lamitar post on September 23 and then physically assaulted them for no apparent reason. In response to this incident, on September 24, business entrepreneurs and workers led by the West Makwanpur Tractor Business Association picketed the office of Razaiya and Parsa National Park Lamitar in Manahari village of West Makwanpur.

After drawing the villagers' attention to the driver's beating, they gathered at the Padampokhari Sector Lamitar Post for a discussion. Vice President Manila Bista, Ward No. 9 President Sadhuram Adhikari, Narayan Shrestha Tractor Dealers Association President Babu Syangtan, Vice President Somraj Rai, Tractor Dealers and workers participated in the discussion on behalf of the rural municipality. The business entrepreneurs demanded that the administration's hegemony be ended, claiming that drivers were beaten and behaved inappropriately.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media


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