Incident Reports

Attack Attempt against UML Poll Candidate


Lumbini, Rolpa, Pariwartan

Salyan,UML ummedvar mathi akramanko prayas. Salyan/November 7, UML District Office has said that NC cadres attempted to attack UML politburo member and poll candidate from Salyan constituency no. 2 Prakash Jwala. According to UML, a group of NC cadres attempted to attack Jwala during his door to door campaign at Ranikot of Sejwaltakura VDC on November 6. Hem Raj Thapa, UML secretary of Sejwaltakura Village Committee and Kamal Sharma and Khagendra Sharma who had joined UML were also manhandled by a group of NC cadres including Pradip Shahi, Pradip Khadka. Jwala said that NC cadres tried to attack him with the intention to disrupt the door to door campaign of UML. According to Santosh KC, chairperson of Tarun Dal Salyan, NC cadres retaliated after UML cadres tried to beat his cadres during their election campaign. UML had organized a rally of 250 people on November 6 which went from Ranikot to Khalanga of Sejwaltakura. UML organized the program saying NC had disseminated fake news that its cadres were chased away by them. NC also chanted slogans in Dandagaun of Khalanga at the same time. Police made the security tight in night in view of the probable clash between the two parties.