Incident Reports

Civil society stages demonstration against corruption in BP Koirala institute


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Members of civil society staged a protest on Saturday afternoon against growing financial irregularities within the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan. They gathered at Maitighar, Kathmandu and led a march up to Baneshwor. In the demonstration, medical education and health reform activist Dr Govinda KC, civil society activists Khagendra Sangraula, Narayan Wagle, Pradip Dewan, Yug Pathak, Sanjeev Upreti, Bhupal Rai and others were present.

Participants displayed placards and banners with slogans such as ‘Democracy for the people, ‘Dismiss the state health minister’, ‘The country’s largest teaching hospital is closed’ and ‘The country is infested with corruption.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
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