Incident Reports

United students group burn Midwestern university vice-chancellor's effigy


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Agitated students of Midwestern University took out a torch rally and burned the effigy of the vice-chancellor of the university on Tuesday evening. The students also chanted various slogans against the vice-chancellor. The vicinity of the university remained tense due to the students' protest. Students union affiliated to different political parties had submitted an 18 point memorandum to the university management. Students blamed that the university was failing in maintaining academic quality and only focusing on infrastructure development.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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