Incident Reports

Part-time professors in TU stage sit-in demanding equal pay


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Tribhuvan University’s (TU) part-time professors staged a sit-in on December 16 demanding equal pay and contract for all part-time professors who have completed one academic session, alleging the department of intellectually exploiting them for years. 

The professors' union has also demanded the repeal of the directive brought by the university and guarantee of academic advancement.

Patron of the Partial Professors' Association, Shashi Kumar Sharma, said that the agitation has been going on for 15 years but the points of agreements are still not implemented.

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


Related Trend Analysis