Incident Reports

Students staged a protest demanding action doctors


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Students staged a demonstration at Janakpurdham on August 20 demanding action against doctors of Janakpur Zonal Hospital. 

Last Sunday, Kundan Jha, a computer teacher at Daffodil Public School, died due to the carelessness of Dr. Ananda Jha. Kundan died while receiving treatment for fever and stomach ache. 

The students took out a rally demanding action against the doctor. The Chief of the Hospital Medical Superintendent Nagendra Yadav said that they would take action against the doctor if his fault is proved. 

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 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Mahottari , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha