Incident Reports

NSU padlocks offices of TU officials


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kirtipur

Nepal Student Union(NSU) padlocked the offices of the Vice-Chancellor, Rector, and Registrar of Tribhuvan University(TU) on July 19. According to Hari Acharya, chairman of the TU Committee of NSU, the vice-chancellor discriminated over the distribution of appointments, did not listen, and hold any discussion in regard to the demands made by NSU.

The Democratic Professors Association, Nepal also staged a demonstration on July 19 at TU premises saying that the 33-point demand submitted to vice-chancellor was ignored.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media