Incident Reports

Teachers on a sit-in-protest in Kanchanpur


Institutional School Teachers’ Union has started a sit-in-protest against schools for not paying their salaries, even after collecting fees from the parents during the lockdown. Teachers organized sit-ins in front of the Education and Coordination Unit, Kanchanpur. Union President Dhananjay Joshi stated that the teachers and employees were a part of an hour-long-sit-in demanding remuneration till July, stop removal of employees from service, and continuance to services and facilities that were given to the teachers before lockdown. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media