Incident Reports

NRA's technical staff stage demonstration in Kathmandu; 50 protestors arrested


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Led by the Technical National Rights Protection Committee, the technical staff of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)  staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu on June 25.

The engineers and sub-engineers deployed in the reconstruction are agitated saying that they will be fired from their jobs after July. Engineers have been protesting saying that they have been completely deprived of the additional facilities promised by the government every year. Earlier today, they had submitted their joint resignation at the Central Project Implementation Unit Office, Baber Mahal.

Police have interfered and arrested almost 50 protestors s in the demonstration. They had staged a protest l. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Primary Cause Issues related to policies and regulations internal to the government bureaucracy (e.g. civil servants wages, work conditions and promotions)
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other state institutions
Actor 1 - Youth na
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