Incident Reports

Symbolic buffalo rally taken out against mayor in Sabaila municipality of Dhanusha


Province 2, Dhanusha, Sabaila

Residents of Dhanusha have staged a buffalo rally against Mayor Vijay Shankar Sah and his staff alleging corruption.

The city dwellers have taken out a buffalo raly against Mayor Sah and his staff today in support of the officials who have been on strike for the past 14 days demanding information on various topics.

The rally was taken out stating that Chief Administrative Officer Balbir Thakur, Accounts Officer Shiva Kumar Jha and Engineer Ranjit Yadav had remained silent while demanding information.

Protesters even chanted slogans against the mayor and staff.

According to the Joint Struggle Committee against Corruption, they had started a hunger strike against the rampant corruption committed by the mayor and his staff.

It is said that their hunger strike will continue until they receive demanded information from the municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
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
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