Incident Reports

Locals padlock the ward office of Manahari in Makwanpur


Province 3, Makawanpur, Manahari, Ward 4

Locals padlocked ward no -4 of Manhari in Makawanpur against the decision to construct a ward office building and a health office building in front of Ward Office No. 4.

The construction of the ward office building was decided after local Ram Hari Bista donated two blocks of land to build the building. Earlier also, the landlords had provided land for the construction, however, Ward Chairman Khadka said that he only received the verbal information about the padlocking to express the  displeasure over the decision to construct the building on the land adjacent to the ward office building.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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
Local Newspaper - Makwanpur