Incident Reports

Employees of Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital stage protest demanding salary


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur

Over 300 employees of Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital staged a protest demanding the salaries of October, September and also the allowance for Dashain. They staged a two-hour strike on Tuesday, October 20. Earlier on Monday, October 19 they had stopped the services for half an hour and started the rally with slogans.

Chairperson of the Employees Welfare Association Shivaram Dhakhwa warned that if  the demands are not fulfilled, they would shut all services except OPD down from Wednesday, October 21. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 300
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
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