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.
|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|