Incident Reports

Demonstration demanding justice to Dr.Sudhakar Jha in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Birtamod

On July 14, the Society of Medical Students demonstrated in Birtamod, Jhapa saying that the relatives of the patient assaulted Dr.Sudhakar Jha in the hospital on June 25 when he was working. He further claimed that concerned agencies have not taken any action so far. The demonstration chaired by executive members of the Society of Medical Students, Vivek Mahaseth, and Chandan Yadav and attended by doctors, medical students, and locals from Janakpur. The demonstration started from the provincial hospital and turned into a corner rally at Janak Chowk. Medical students have said that such abuse may reduce the morale of medical students and reduce their sense of service.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
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
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