Incident Reports

Kanchanpur administration issues partial prohibitory order



Partial prohibitory order has been issued in Kanchanpur district from Tuesday night keeping in mind the risk of coronavirus contagion.

According to the Chief District Officer (CDO) of Kanchanpur, Ram Kumar Mahato, prohibitory order has been issued partially considering the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19 with the increase in infection cases in various regions of neighbouring India. CDO Mahato further clarified that restrictions have been placed on certain activities in the district based on the regulations issued by Nepal Government and Province Health Directorate.

As per the newly issued order, people are prohibited from participating in any kind of large gatherings including Holi celebrations, fairs, festivals,  processions, rallies, among others. Likewise, it has been stressed that people follow social distancing and public health protocols.

Movement of people and goods has been allowed from Gauriphanta and Gaddachauki border points only from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. The movement will be completed restricted from other points of the Indo-Nepal border except for the two aforementioned locations. Moreover, the authorities have urged all to get their health check-up done at health desks placed at the border points and provide their details for the purpose of monitoring.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Curfew/prohibitory order issues by the state
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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