Incident Reports

Teacher's association padlock Thakurbaba municipality in Bardiya


Lumbini, Bardiya, Thakurbaba

The Nepal Teachers Association Municipal Committee, Bardiya padlocked Thakurbaba Municipality, Bardiya demanding to repeal the rules regarding the transfer of teachers and submitted a protest letter to the Municipal Education Committee.

According to the Chairman of the committee, Khadak Prasad Upadhyaya the municipality has disregarded other provisions and introduced the discriminatory provision of arbitrarily transferring teachers and terrorizing them on the basis of political affiliation.

They also warned that the agitation would continue until their demands are addressed.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Secondary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
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
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