Incident Reports

School principal threatened to resign from her post


Gandaki, Gorkha, Gorkha, Ward 10

The principal of Ratna Rajya Laxmi primary school in Gorkha district has been assaulted by the family members on 20th January inside the school premises.

Principal Sarala Devkota has accused parents saying that she was dragged out of her room forcefully after she refused to resign from her position after the school committee members announced a new principal Tejbahadur Nepali from the same school on 23rd of January. Sarala said that the complaint has been lodged at the municipality against the school committee members of taking a single decision to appoint a new principal.  previously she was also given the threat to resign from the post.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 8
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth