Incident Reports

Four Student's unions padlock private schools


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Ghodaghodi

Four Student's Union of Kailai has indefinitely padlocked private schools in Kailai demanding the reversal of the increase in school fee. Four schools had been vandalized while they were padlocked. The student's unions demanded the end of the School fee hike, the closure of schools running without permission of DEO, and an end to the commercialization of education. Chairman of ANNISU Kailali Choodamani Bhatta said 'schools will remain padlocked until the decision to increase the school fee will be reversed'. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
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 Nepali Congress and affiliated org , UML and affiliated org , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org , CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
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
Total damaged Buildings 4
National/Online Media