Doctors started the agitation on February 5 against the corruption in BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan. They staged a sit-in in front of the office of the vice-chancellor Dr Gyanendra Giri and padlocked the office of Guru Khanal, the head of the education department, with a warning to resign in mass if the organization does not improve immediately.
The doctors have even warned to stop non-emergency services if the demands are not fulfilled immediately.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Event Duration||More than 1 day|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||25|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Health sector/health workers, doctors|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Health sector/health workers, doctors|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|