Incident Reports

Doctors at Maharajgunj-based Teaching Hospital stage protest in solidarity with Dr KC


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj organised a protest expressing solidarity with Dr Govinda KC on Sunday.

KC is in the 21st day of his 19th hunger strike demanding reforms in the country's medical education sector.

The doctors at TUTH staged a protest wearing symbolic black-ribbons and displaying placards.

They expressed dismay over the government’s apathy towards KC’s demands and said that they would go to any length to save his life.

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 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media