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Wage-based employees on hunger strike


The wage and contract-based employees at the Lumbini Development Trust have launched fast-unto-death to protest the management's apathy towards their demands. Armed with a five-point demand, the contract employees have set up tents in front of the Trust's office as the venue for the strike. Among the demands put forth by the employees include expulsion of Trust Member Secretary, Ajitman Tamang, immediate availability the wages of three month and 15 days – the time during which the contract employees had been on agitation, availability of wages of the months of Asoj, Kartik and Mangsir (mid September to mid December) and promotion of all the neglected employees and other facilities. The employees have also demanded an end to irregularity and corruption dogging the Trust and legal action against those involved in corruption. They have also called for putting an end to discriminative action against the employees. RSS
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Event Duration More than 30 days
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Rupandehi


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