Incident Reports

Doctors of BPKIHS agitated over corruption in Dharan


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

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.

Details and Impacts
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
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