Incident Reports

Parents padlock school protesting absence of teachers


Karnali, Mugu, Mugum Karmarong

Parents have padlocked Nepal National Basic School situated in Karmarong rural municipality-9 protesting the absence of teachers for a long time. The parents padlocked the school from Monday stating that teachers do not teach at the school but are getting paid. 

The school with 80 students only has a principal, Jit Bahadur GC. In the absence of other teachers, the principal has to do the administrative works as well as teach the students. As a result, the school is unorganized. 


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media