Incident Reports

Nagarik Dainik journalists stage sit-in demanding salaries in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The journalists affiliated with the Nagarik Dainik published by Nepal Republic Media stage a sit-in in front of the office since office hours on July 28 after not being paid for their work for three years. Among the protesting journalists are Giriraj Banskota, president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Panchthar, and Tanka Chhetri, president of the Sarlahi branch.

According to the protestors, before the sit-in, they had submitted a memorandum warning that if all the salaries are not paid by July 26, they will organize a sit-in and padlock the office. All the protesting journalists were working as stringers. They have not been promoted for a long time.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media


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