Incident Reports

Jajarkot school padlocked against fund embezzlement


Karnali, Jajarkot, Bheri

Agitating parents and students have padlocked a school Jajarkot district indefinitely for massive fund embezzlement of the school. The parents and students of the Punma-based Bijay Secondary School padlocked the school administration office on Monday accusing the headmaster of misusing the fund. Regular classes have been affected after the agitation. The parents and students have accused the school headmaster Nar Bahadur Gharti of embezzling the fund, delaying the textbook distribution, delaying the construction of school building and hiding the advertisement notice of teachers' vacancy. However, headmaster Gharti has claimed that the students and parents were agitated though he has committed no mistake. The District Education Office has also said that investigations into the issues were going on. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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