Deputy mayor Saraswati Rawal of Rama Roshan rural municipality Accham padlocked the municipality office on October 28 demanding equity and justice complaining that her rights were curtailed .
Issuing a press release she said that she took to protest as the rural municipality authority barred her from exercising her rights as laid down in the local government act . she complained that most of the activities including the appointments and the monitoring were carried out in her absence.
Although both are from the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Chairman Jhankar Saud and Deputy Mayor Rawal are said to be in bad terms for a long time.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Contestation over non-elective positions and influence|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 1 - Youth||noyouth|
|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|