Incident Reports

Contender for candidacy of Mayor from Nepali Congress physically assaulted by cadres within party in Kavrepalanchowk


Bagmati, Kabhrepalanchok, Namobuddha

Roshan Pandey, a contender for candidacy of mayor of Namobuddha Municipality in Kavrepalanchowk from Nepali Congress was attacked by supporters of Kunsang Lama, another contender for mayoral post from Nepali Congress. The incident took place on April 24 during the meeting to finalize the candidate from Nepali Congress at Banepa Village resort. Pandey sustained injuries on various parts of his body in the assault and is undergoing treatment at Shir Memorial hospital, Banepa. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Intraparty Competition
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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