Incident Reports

Teachers padlock municipality office demanding Salary in Dhanusha


Madhes, Dhanusha, Sabaila

Teachers of Community schools in Sabaila municipality of Dhanusha padlocked the office of the municipality on Sunday citing that they have not received their salaries since the past 5 months.

The teachers said that the municipality office had ignored their requests to release salaries although they had requested it before Dashain. They also said that although they submitted a memorandum to municipality chairperson Bijaya Shankar demanding salary, the municipality had ignored it. 

Around 250 teachers work at 5 Secondary and 37 Primary community schools in the municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Mahottari , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha , Local Newspaper - Saptari


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