Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against four on the charge of enacting caste-based discrimination in Kaski


Gandaki, Kaski, Machhapuchchhre, Ward 4

Narayan Pariyar lodged a complaint against ward members of Macchapuchre rural municipality-5 Ramji Lamichanne, Sujan Lamichanne, Sarita Lamichanne, and Santosh Lamichanne on March 21 on the charge of discriminating him on the basis of caste. The victim alleged that he faced caste-based discrimination during a feast on March 9. He further added that he received threats because he touched the food for the so-called 'upper caste' and it had to be disposed of. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Harassment
Primary Cause Ethnic or caste-based collective tensions
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals , 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