Collaborative Team of INSEC, National Human Rights Commission, and Advocacy Forum Monitored District Jail in Bardiya

A collaborative team of  INSEC, National Human Rights Commission, and Advocacy Forum Monitored the Bardiya District Jail on 14 May. The monitoring revealed that the overcrowding in the district jail has created problems and discomforts for the prisoners and detainees. Chief Kashi Prasad Pangeni of the Bardiya Jail said that…

May 15, 2024  
Negligence of Hospital Established for Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease Created Problems for Patients

The patients are experiencing challenges as the hospital built for sickle cell disease treatment in Manpur of Barbardiya Municipality-11 remains disorganized. The building is reportedly stranded due to the lack of maintenance and protection measures. The hospital building in Barbardiya was constructed with the initiation of local level aiming the…

May 6, 2024  
Around 64.28 Percent of Female Health Volunteers Are Out of Reach of Insurance

The Health Insurance Board of Bardiya has stated that 64.28% of female health volunteers are out of reach of health insurance in Bardiya. Manju Yadav, one of the female health volunteers of Gulariya Municipality-7 expressed that despite having health insurance earlier, she could not renew it due to her financial…

April 25, 2024  
Ward Chairperson Accused of Mistreat Towards Chief Administrative Officer Shahi

The Ward Chairperson  Ramchandra Chaudhary of Rajapur Municipality-2 has been accused of abusing Chief Administrative Officer Mahendra Jung Shahi of Rajapur Municipality on 22 April. The employees of the  Administrative Office have demanded an investigation on the incident that happened in the office room of the Chief Administrative officer. They…

April 24, 2024  
Chief District Officer Kharel Ensures Full Implementation of Discounts on Public Transport Costs

The Chief District Officer of Bardiya, Bed Prasad Kharel said that the concessions to be given by public transport as per the law will be fully implemented. He added that the discount facilities that senior citizens, people with disabilities and students get while traveling in public transport will be fully…

April 2, 2024  
Bardiya Prison Faces Overcrowding Issue

The Bardiya prison is currently experiencing overcrowding as a result the prisoners are facing discomfort in living. Jailer Kashi Prasad Pangeni of Bardiya Jail reported that the jail currently holds 451 people including 351 detainees, 146 prisoners and three dependent children. Among them 49 are housed in the women's cell,…

March 29, 2024  
Bardiya Commemorates 11th International Day for the Right to the Truth

The 11th International Day for the Right to Truth was celebrated in Bardiya through a series of programs, emphasizing the importance of addressing serious human rights violations and upholding the dignity of victims, as well as advocating for the right to truth. International Day for the Right to Truth is…

March 24, 2024  
First Same-sex Marriage Registered in Bardiya

Bardiya registered its first homosexual marriage. Anju Devi Shrestha (Dipti), 33 of Badaiyatal Rural Municipality-2 and 33-year-old Supita Gurung of Kohalpur Municipality-5 legally obtained their marriage registration certificate on February 11, 2024. They applied for their marriage registration at the ward office on 18 January. Ward Chairperson Diladev Giri said…

February 15, 2024  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 25-year-old Laxman Tharu of Barbardiya Municipality-8, Auri on November 13 for the charge of raping 16-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused on November 19 alleging that he had raped the victim on November 18. DSP Tulsiram Aryal informed that  the accused has been…

November 21, 2023  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 40-year-old Prakash Khawas of Geruwa Rural Municipality-6 on November 20 for the charge of raping a 16-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint at the Area Police Office, Patabhar on November 20 alleging that the accused forcibly brought the victim to a shed on the night of…

November 21, 2023