Incident Reports

Students union padlock KMC protesting charging of extra fee


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) has been locked down by the United Students' Union affiliated with major political parties for charging more than the prescribed fee for medical education. The United Students' Union said in a statement on Sunday that it had locked up KMC, demanding extra fees for introducing MBBS, BDS and BNS students and threatening parents. It also warned that if the demands of the students were not addressed, the movement would end all issues. Similarly, the Students union has demanded to suspend the admission process and study of Kathmandu Medical College and Nobel Medical College until the study of all medical colleges becomes easy.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media