Incident Reports

Locals padlocked the office of Thakre rural municipality demanding to close mines in Dhading


Bagmati, Dhading, Thakre

Locals of Thakre rural municipality padlocked the office of the rural municipality demanding to close mines on May 11. The padlock was opened by locals with the agreement to close the illegal mines within the municipality before the executive meeting. Ramkumar Acharya, the chairperson of Thakre Rural Municipality, said that the padlock in the rural municipality was opened with the consent of the people.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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
National/Online Media