Incident Reports

Parents padlock a school in Panchthar


Province 1, Panchthar, Phidim, Ward 10

Parents have padlocked the administration office of Sidhadevi Primary School in Phidim Municipality-10 of Panchthar saying that the Principal is spoiling the educational environment. Angry parents padlocked the school in the afternoon on 23 June 2022, accusing the principal Kusumahang Thamsuhang of dissolving the management committee and negatively impacting study and being involved in financial irregularities. Thamsuhang is also accused of not allowing teacher Rita Tumbapo to attend the school since the past 4 months.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people N/A
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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