Incident Reports

Nepali Congress cadres padlock rural municipality office demanding continuation of contract employees in Sindhuli


Bagmati, Sindhuli, Golanjor

Cadres and leaders of Nepali Congress padlocked the office of Golanjor rural municipality on July 21 which has been affecting service recipients. After the rural municipality did not extend the term of 22 employees saying that they were found to be weak in their performance, Nepali Congress's cadres and leaders padlocked and picketed the office. 

Shankar Baral, chairman of the rural municipality, said that the demonstrators padlocked the office without any reason. He said that was necessary to discuss with the demonstrated parties to solve the problem. Due to the padlock, the service recipients complained that they were unable to finish their work. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to policies and regulations internal to the government bureaucracy (e.g. civil servants wages, work conditions and promotions)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress 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