Incident Reports

Unpaid teachers padlocked municipality office in Achham


Sudurpashchim, Achham, Ramaroshan

The Child Teachers Struggle Committee led by Ramaroshan rural municipality of Achham padlocked the municipality office and education development branch. The protestors are the teachers who were not paid their salaries despite repeated demands and discussions.

The central government had mentioned in the policy and program that the municipality should pay 7,000 rupees to the teachers of child development centers. However, the Ramaroshan municipality said that it will not pay the teachers who are teaching in the child development center saying that there is no money.

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 na
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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