Incident Reports

Locals picket doctor for reportedly refusing to see shocked youth in Rautahat


Madhes, Rautahat, Phatuwa Bijayapur, Ward 8

Locals of Phatuwa Bijayapur Municipality have picketed a clinic accusing the operator of the clinic of refusing to treat a youth who fell unconscious after being shocked on Sunday morning. The youth, 16-year-old Rabindra Sah of Phatuwa Bijayapur Municipality-8 died as a result of the shock while he was being taken to Chandranigahapur for treatment after local clinic operator Bhagawat Chaudhari refused to see him. Locals infuriated by the youth's death picketed Chaudhari who is also Municipal Health Coordinator for Phatuwa Bijayapur for half an hour. Police later rescued him.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
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 N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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