Incident Reports

Demonstrators vandalize vehicle in Butwal


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

Demonstrators have vandalized a vehicle in Butwal on Sunday for disobeying the  Rupandehi strike called against the proposal to move the province capital. The protesters vandalized a vehicle of Broadband Nepal  with a number plate (Lu 2 Cha 1074) at Horizon Chowk, Devinagar. JP Kandel, the operator of the vehicle, said the demonstrators vandalized the vehicle while they were on the way to provide a service of internet.  Broadband Nepal has condemned the incident and demanded the compensation.

Demonstrations have been staging in Butwal as the Province 5 government has registered a proposal in the provincial assembly to make Deukhuri as the permanent capital of the province.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media