Incident Reports

Headteacher discriminately assaults a Dalit student


Lumbini, Arghakhanchi, Panini, Ward 8

The headteacher of Kamala Secondary School in Panini Rural Municipality-8, Pali of Arghakhanchi, Govinda Raj Panthi, hurled caste-related-slurs and assaulted Sagar Nepali, a 10th grade Dalit student of the school, for allegedly breaking a tap of the school.

The headteacher assaulted Sagar, presuming  Sagar as the perpetrator since other students, as per him, could not be involved in such activities. Sagar, however, denied his involvement in the activity.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
National/Online Media