Incidents Prior to Nomination for the Third Phase Local Election


Analysis Update – 11

Period: August 3 to September 5, 2017 | Published: September 8, 2017

There was a small increase in the number of election-related incidents during this reporting period.This increase can be attributed to parties beginning preparations for the third phase of local elections that are scheduled for September 18. Seven election-related incidents were recorded between August 3 and September 5. Four of six incidents were intra-party disputes over the selection of candidates, one incident entailed an inter-party clash, and two incidents involved protest against the elections. There was one more incident related to protest against the local level restructuring process recorded during this period. 


This is the eleventh 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.