Incident Reports

Struggle committee of parents stages a demonstration in Parsa alleging that private schools were charging high fees


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj

A struggle committee formed by the parents of school children staged a demonstration o July 2, in Mornag alleging that private schools were charging high fees. The demonstrators alleged that the school changed the book every year and made them buy books from certain stationery which was an economic burden for the parents. Mayor of Birgunj Rajeshman Singh said that the education committee would be completed in a few days and the actual fee would be determined after the committee's formation. 

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/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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