Incident Reports

Physical attack attempted on Nepali Congress central member in Nepalgunj


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj, Ward 10

Nepali Congress (NC) central member Maikulal Balmiki has reported an attempted attack on him. According to Balmiki, Nepali Congress cadres and ward member of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan city Ward 10 Manoj Shahi tried to attack him on Thursday night at Adarshanagar, ward 10 of Nepalgunj. Shahi who was vying to be the candidate from NC for the post of chairperson of ward 10 in the local election was unhappy after the party decided to make another cadre of the party Nara Bahadur Bista the candidate for this post.

Balmiki stated that Shahi hit him with a scooter and tried to run the scooter over him three times. Shahi also hurled insults at him, he reported.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Intraparty Competition
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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