Incident Reports

Police arrest 150 teachers preparing to protest at PM's residence


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Police arrested around 150 teachers, protesting under the leadership of the Nepal Teachers Federation, with 30-points demands for better education quality. They were arrested from different places while going to hold a sit-in in front of the Prime Minister's residence Baluwatar. They are demanding that for quality education, the state should invest 20 percent of the total budget, issue the National Education Act, change the constitutional arrangement, implement the 30-point agreement between the Nepal Teachers Federation and the government, and increase the salaries of primary school teachers and school staff. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Freedom of Association
Actor 1 - Number of people 150
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
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