Incident Reports

Temporary teachers protest in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The temporary teachers who failed in the Teacher Services Commission exams have staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Friday demanding not to be ousted from service. They demonstrated from Bhadrakali in Kathmandu to New Baneshwor. The government had amended a section of Education Act to make it compulsory for failing teachers to retire.  Thirteen thousand teachers were unable to pass the exam.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to policies and regulations internal to the government bureaucracy (e.g. civil servants wages, work conditions and promotions)
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media