Incident Reports

Seven students union stage demonstration against KMC


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Seven student organizations have staged a protest against Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) for demanding high fees from medical education students. After the Nobel Medical College in Biratnagar and Kathmandu Medical College in Sinamangal demanded extra fees and high hostel fees, other student organizations including the victim students have started agitation.

Nevisangha, Akhil Krantikari, Aneraswavu, Samajwadi Vidyarthi Union, Akhil Krantikari and Akhil Chaitta are affiliated to the movement. These student organizations had drawn the attention of the Home Minister on Tuesday demanding immediate arrest and action against the directors of Nobel and Kathmandu Medical College.

Nobel and KMC have even barred 2021 batch students from studying by charging extra fees at MBBS, BDS and higher hostel fees for charging higher fees than prescribed by the Medical Education Commission. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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