Campaign Period Incidents before Second Phase Parliamentary and Provincial Elections


Analysis Update – 16

Period: November 27 – December 4, 2017 | Published: December 4, 2017

There were 64 election-related incidents recorded between November 27 and December 4, 2017. Of all the incidents recorded during this period: 50 incidents were related to unidentified groups and improvised explosive devices (IEDs); eight incidents involved Communist Party of Nepal (CPN); two incidents entailed inter-party disputes; one incident involved a clash between political party cadres and police; two incidents concerned persons being arrested with explosive devices; one incident entailed a polling officer being arrested with 50 illegally cast votes.

This is the sixteenth in a series of periodic analysis updates that Democracy Resource Center Nepal (DRCN) and the Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) | will be releasing during the upcoming elections period. This project receives financial and technical support from The Asia Foundation and The Carter Center.