Incident Reports

Lawyers clash in Nepal Bar Association premises


KATHMANDU: Two lawyers clashed at the Nepal Bar Association premises over a minor issue. Advocate Birat Neupane thrashed another advocate Bhuminanda Chudal at the NBA premises Friday morning.

Neupane thrashed Chudal when the latter was giving an interview to a television channel saying that the legal processes should not be disrupted.“I was giving an interview saying that service seekers should not be barred from getting legal solutions because of the ongoing boycott of the hearings at the Supreme Court,” he said. Neupane is in favour of CJ’s resignation while Chudal is against boycotting the bench by the judges.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Traditional community leader
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media