Incident Reports

Kidney patients stage sit-in in Baluwatar


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Kidney patients staged a sit-in near the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar on Wednesday morning. The patients protested the cutting down of facilities provided by the government. The protesters have demanded free treatment.

The patients were receiving Rs. 5,000 per month for medicinal costs which the government deducted. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media