Incident Reports

Employees of Civil Hospital padlocks office of executive director in protest against vacancy announcement


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

Employees of Civil Hospital in New Baneshwor of Kathmandu padlocked the office of the executive director, medical director, and administrative officer on March 20 demanding the resignation of the executive director. The employees of the hospital are on a strike under the leadership of the hospital's official trade union organization after the hospital opened more than 350 vacancies for hospital employees. The employees alleged that the management of the hospital was attempting to hire as they wish without proper understanding between the employees.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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


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