Incident Reports

Relatives of a deceased man staged a demonstration in Bhaktapur alleging that he died due to the negligence of the hospital


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur

Relatives of Aasha Kumar Prajapati an 88-year-old man of Bhaktapur municipality-10 who died while undergoing medical treatment in Kwapa Hospital staged a demonstration on April 26 against the hospital alleging that Prajapati lost his life due to the negligence of the hospital.  According to the son of the victim, the victim was admitted to the hospital on April 16 after he did not eat and defecated for six days.
The hospital gave some medicine to the victim but his condition did not improve and when the relatives of the victim wanted to take the victim to another hospital, the hospital did not let them go. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response related to perceived healthcare malpractice/after death of patient
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) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na