Incident Reports

Doctors stage sit-in in front of PM's residence


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

 Hundreds of medical students and senior doctors staged a sit-in in front of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala’s official residence in Baluwatar urging him to address the demands of Dr. Govinda KC as the soonest. The veteran orthopedic surgeon has been staging a fast-unto-death in the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for the past nine days demanding implementation of the past agreements signed with him. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
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 Health sector/health workers, doctors
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