Incident Reports

ANNFSU stage demonstration in Bhaktapur demanding distribution of scholarships


ANNFSU staged a demonstration demanding immediate distribution of the scholarships which were suspended due to the closing of the University Grants Commission. About 3,340 students have been affected by the Corona pandemic due to doubled tuition fees and the suspension of fourth-year scholarships available through the University Grants Commission under the Higher Education Reform Project.

They also submitted various demand papers to the University Grants Commission at Bhaktapur, Sanothimi and staged demonstrations with various slogans such as, 'Increase investment in higher education, 'End University Grants Commission', 'Distribute suspended scholarships immediately'.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media