Incident Reports

MBBS students stage sit-in at Nepal Medical Council demanding internship in Nepal


One hundred and fifty-two studyMBBS students who returned from China last year due to COVID-19  staged a sit-in at the Nepal Medical Council in Bansbari demanding the assurance of internship in Nepal as their internships have not been completed and there is no possibility of returning to China immediately.

The students further said that they could not get the license as they could not complete the internship and demanded the solution as per the provision in the internship guideline to complete the internship in the medical under the university of Nepal in compelling circumstances.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people 152
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media