Incident Reports

Central and educational administration units of Karnali Academy of Health Sciences padlocked


Karnali, Jumla, Chandannath

The Employees Welfare Society of Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla padlocked the main door of the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Principal of Education and Registrar on December 3 demanding the withdrawal of the appointment of the third dean; Prof. Dr. Muniraj Chhetri. They accused that the vice-chancellor of the foundation Prof. Dr. Rajendra Raj Wagle was appointment against the rules when it was not needed. 

They have demanded all the wasteful appointments including the deans of the irregularly appointed public health faculty to be revoked, the fulfillment of previous demands and provision of the risk allowance to all the medical staff and employees working in Corona. The employees have protested saying that it is not good to appoint three officials in the same post.

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 24
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
National/Online Media