Incident Reports

Political leaders staged sit-in BPKIHS


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

Over two dozens of leaders from various political parties staged a sit-in in front of the Vice-Chancellor’s office of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, on May 24 demanding effective treatment services midst Covid-19.  CPN-UML Dharan Chairman Narayan Subedi said that they took part in the protest against the administration of the institute as COVID-19 infected people are dying in the institute without getting oxygen, ICU, and ventilator support.  The agitated political parties warned the officials that they will take action if the hospital administration does not improve the management of the institute.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
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 Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , UML and affiliated org , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org , Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media