Incident Reports

Baiteshwor Rural Municipality in Dolakha remains tense as Congress cadres obstruct voting


Bagmati, Dolakha, Baiteshwor, Ward 1

Voting center in Ward 1 and 2 of Baiteshwor Rural Municipality in Dolakha remained tense since Thursday night after Nepali Congress cadres tried to capture booth. Congress cadres have obstructed cadres of other political parties from entering the voting center at Gairimudhi Putalikath at Ward 1 by pelting stones at them. Congress cadres have also reportedly obstructed voting center at Ward 2. Police have not been able to take control of the situation. Police fired warning shots in Ward 2. Voting has not started on time due to tension.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Other violent form
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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