Incident Reports

CPN-UML'S election campaign's materials and vehicles vandalized by the cadres of coalition in Rupandehi


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Devdaha, Ward 10

The election campaign's materials and vehicles of CPN-UML have been vandalized by the cadres of the coalition in Rupandehi, Devdaha municipality-10 on April 30. According to the sources, an auto-rickshaw (Na 2 Ha 672) parked at the house of local Buddhimaya Gole, the CPN-UML election material inside the rickshaw was vandalized with sharp weapons, and Som Bahadur Khadka's auto-rickshaw (Lu 1 Ha 2556) was also vandalized. 

According to local Buddhimaya, a local Nepali Congress leader hosted a party at his house and a loud dance program was held at the house and after that the lights of roads and parked auto-rickshaw was vandalized. CPN-UML's ward chairman candidate for Devadaha Municipality-10 alleged that, Man Kumar Kanoje Magar, the opposition parties have vandalized with a defeatist mentality.

According to the CPN-UML, Hari Pokhrel, leader of the Nepali Congress in Sainamina Municipality, Shanti Baral, leader of the CPN-Maoist Center and others tried to vandalize the CPN-UML vehicle used in the campaign and assault some cadres.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Sharp weapon
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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Left Alliance (CPN-MC, UML & others)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Totally damaged Vehicles 2
Severely damaged Vehicles 2