Incident Reports

Solidarity rally in support of Dr KC today


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

The Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance is all set to organize a peace march on Saturday. According to a statement issued by Bibeksheel Nepali Party, the peace march's slogan will be "End corruption: Support Democracy". The march will start from Maitighar and end at New Baneshwar. Dr Govinda KC demanding parliamentary endorsement of a new medical education bill began ninth round of fast-unto-death from September 26. Dr KC started the latest strike claiming failed to live up to its promises. He has forwarded a four-point memo Friday to the government. Dr KC, a senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM),and the government had reached an agreement eight weeks ago. According to Dr KC, he would not withdraw his strike this time until the government addresses his demands in action. Dr KC called off his 16-day long hunger strike about eight weeks ago following the four-point agreement signed between him and the government. The four-point charter issued Friday includes implementation of former agreements, passage of the new medical education bill, initiation of the process to impeach Lok Man Singh Karki, chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority, and implementation of the medical fees proposed by Mathema Commission. आमरण अनसनरत डा. गोविन्द केसीको समर्थनमा काठमाडौंमा प्रदर्शन भएको छ । चिकित्सा शिक्षाका विद्यार्थी, विभिन्न पेशाकर्मी र सर्वसाधारणले शनिबार काठमाडौंको माइतीघर मण्डलाबाट नयाँबानेश्वरसम्म जुलुस प्रदर्शन गरेका हुन् । प्लेकार्डसहित प्रदर्शनमा उत्रिएका प्रदर्शनकारीहरुले स्वास्थ्य क्षेत्रको सुधारका लागि डा. केसीले उठाएका माग तत्काल सम्बोधन गरिनुपर्ने बताए । चिकित्सा शिक्षा सम्बन्धी विधेयक संसद्को चालु अधिवेशनबाट पारित गरिनुपर्ने, अख्तियारका प्रमुख आयुक्त लोकमानसिंह कार्कीविरुद्ध महाअभियोग लगाइनुपर्ने, मनमोहन स्वास्थ्य विज्ञान प्रतिष्ठान विधेयक फिर्ता लिइनुपर्ने र चिकित्सा शिक्षा सम्बन्धी कानून बनेपछि मात्र नयाँ मेडिकल कलेजको सम्बन्धन दिइनुपर्ने माग राख्दै डा. केसी अनसनमा छन् ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth unknown