Incident Reports

Volunteer teachers padlock seven wards in Baitadi over non-payment of salaries


Volunteer teachers in Baitadi padlocked seven wards of Sigas rural municipality (out of nine wards) on April 15 over non-payment their salaries since August. According to the Volunteer Teachers' Struggle Committee, ward offices other than wards 2 and 5 were padlocked.

The rural municipality had amended the Rural Municipality Volunteer Teacher Working Procedure 2018 and reduced the grant and handed it over to the school management committee. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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