Incident Reports

Doctors of Lumbini Provincial Hospital on sit-in demanding security


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

50 people, including doctors and staff working in the emergency department, staged a sit-in on December 31 demanding action against  assault on health workers of the hospital administration and police. They warned to continue their sit-in till action is taken against the culprit. 

Anurag Rasaili, a relative of the patient, physically assaulted and verbally abused one doctor and three paramedics on the duty of Lumbini Provincial Hospital-Butwal after he was informed that the condition of the patient was critical.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media