Incident Reports

Local level employees stage symbolic protest in Bardiya


Local-level employees staged a protest with black bandages on their hands in Bardiya alleging that they have faced discrimination. Even though they are working under the Employees Adjustment Act 2018, they submitted a 13-point protest letter to the Prime Minister through the Chief District Officer of Bardiya against the exclusion of them from the definition of civil servants, lack of policy arrangement regarding facilities, not ensuring the circular path, lack of legal provision regarding the management of employees working at a local level. Khadga Prasad Oli, a member of the local level Employees' Rights Forum, said that if the demand is not addressed, they will stage further protests.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to policies and regulations internal to the government bureaucracy (e.g. civil servants wages, work conditions and promotions)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
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
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