Photo source: Rautahat news

Mayoral candidates and some elected ward presidents staged a relay hunger strike demanding information at Brindaban municipality in Rautahat. Rautahat lies in Madhesh Province of Nepal.

Former Mayor Ram Snehi Yadav, mayoral candidates Prem Shankar Prasad Yadav and Ram Prasad Patel and 4 ward presidents Sikindra Patel, Harinarayan Sah, Shyam Nandan Yadav and Feku Das had jointly registered 17-points information request on February 26, 2023.

Thereafter, on March 20 Mayor stated that the municipality office cannot provide information because of backlash at the executive meeting by four ward chairs. They have accused the Mayor of corruption at the municipality.