Incident Reports

Deputy Mayoral Candidate from Janamat Party physically assaulted by the cadre of Nepali Congress in Janakpur over candidacy


Madhes, Dhanusha, Chhireshwornath, Ward 10

Binita Pathak, a 30-year-old candidate for deputy mayoral of Chirreshwornath municipality-10 and her husband Jitendra Pathak, a 35-year-old man alleged that they were physically assaulted by Bijay Yadav, a cadre of Nepali congress on April 29. 

Binita Pathak, a deputy mayoral candidate, has alleged that her husband was beaten by Nepali Congress activist Bijay Yadav while he was campaigning for the post of deputy mayoral candidate from Janamat Party. She demanded action saying that he was beaten by the Nepali Congress cadres as she was the deputy mayoral candidate of the Janmat Party.

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 Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth