Incident Reports

Nepalgunj Medical College employees stage protest demanding salary


Lumbini, Banke, Kohalpur

Employees of Banke District-based Nepalgunj Medical College, Kohalpur, staged a protest on June 14, demanding a salary of four months and a COVID-19 allowance. Kushmakhar Basyal, president of the Nepal Employees’ Union of Nepalgunj Medical College, said that they would go for different phased protest if their demand is not addressed on time. Basyal said that they had not received the salary from the month of February. He also claimed that their protest had not affected the regular work of the hospital.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
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