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Colleges for thousands and thousands of scholars in Nepal are closed as tens of hundreds of lecturers protest within the capital towards an training reform invoice in parliament

ByBINAJ GURUBACHARYA Related Press

September 22, 2023, 5:59 AM

Lecturers from throughout the nation collect for a protest towards an training invoice in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. Colleges for thousands and thousands of scholars in Nepal have been closed Friday as tens of hundreds of lecturers protested within the capital towards an training reform invoice in parliament. The lecturers oppose provisions that might shift government-run colleges to native management, saying it could decrease their standing, and that might scrap many momentary trainer positions. (AP Photograph/Niranjan Shrestha)

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — Colleges for thousands and thousands of scholars in Nepal have been closed Friday as tens of hundreds of lecturers protested within the capital towards an training reform invoice in parliament.

Lecturers have been demonstrating in Kathmandu since Wednesday towards the Faculty Schooling Invoice whereas lecturers’ teams negotiate with authorities leaders over adjustments to the laws.

The lecturers oppose provisions that might shift government-run colleges to native management, saying it could decrease their standing, and that might scrap many momentary trainer positions.

The lecturers blocked the principle road main from the parliament constructing to key authorities ministries, disrupting visitors within the coronary heart of the capital. A whole bunch of police in riot gear blocked the highway resulting in parliament with barbed-wire barricades.

The lecturers have threatened to convey extra protesters to Kathmandu if their calls for are usually not addressed.

“Our key demand is we lecturers ought to be saved below the central authorities like another authorities professionals and never within the management of native authorities that are all managed by politics,” mentioned Badri Dhungel, a highschool trainer who was collaborating within the protest.

“We must always get equal pay, standing and different services and advantages like civil servants,” he mentioned.

The protest had led to the closure of about 29,000 public colleges attended by thousands and thousands of scholars throughout the nation. Non-public colleges remained open.

The protesters briefly scuffled with riot police on Thursday, however no main violence was reported.



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