Incident Reports

Tarun Dal and NSU burned effigy of Province 2's Social Development Minister in Dhanusha

2020-06-25

Province 2, Dhanusha, Hansapur, Ward 7

Tarun Dal and National Student Union(NSU)  Dhanusha burned an effigy of Navalkishor Saah, Social Development Minister of Province 2.

Tarun Dal and NSU burned the effigy demanding his resignation, saying that 16-year-old Raju Sada of Hanspur Municipality-7 died because of doctor's negligence at Provincial Hospital, Janakpur and demanded compensation and justice for him.    

Raju Sada was admitted to the isolation ward of the Provincial hospital on June 10 after receiving a positive report from the RDT. 

After the delay of PCR's report, doctors did not treat him in the suspicion of corona infection even when he was struggling. The family of the deceased said that he died on June 23.  

 The provincial hospital has issued a statement regarding the incident and clarified the cause of death. The state government has formed a state-level high-level committee to find out the truth about his death.

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 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
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

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