Incident Reports

Tribhuvan University's part-time professors padlock university demanding contract


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kirtipur

Part-time professors have padlocked the Tribhuvan University for the past week. Due to the padlocking in the office of the Service Commission including the Vice-Chancellor, Registrar and Rector, the academic and administrative activities of the university have come to a standstill. The locks on these bodies have disrupted the work of about two dozen offices. The online teaching of more than 60 affiliated campuses has also been affected as only part-time professors have participated in the movement.

Since July 23, part-time professors have padlocked the important bodies of Tribhuvan University demanding a contract. Partial professors said that there was no attempt for talks and discussions for a week.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
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