Incident Reports

CPN (Maoist Center) padlocks the rural municipal office in Humla alleging partiality during selection of contract employees


Karnali, Humla, Sarkegad

CPN (Maoist Center) padlocked the office of Sarkegad rural municipality in Humla on September 8, alleging that there was political bias in the selection of contractual employees. The Maoist Center cadres alleged that the rural municipality was padlocked because the written and oral examination conducted by the rural municipality for the recruitment of contract employees was arbitrary during the selection process. The rural municipality's Chairperson denied the allegation made by the protestors and further added that the selection process was carried forward under the coordination of the rural municipality elected from the Maoist Center, Chandrasingh Karki. 

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 CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
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 na