Incident Reports

Voting briefly disrupted due to clash in Mahavir polling center in Balwa of Mahottari


Madhes, Mahottari, Balwa, Ward 5

Voting at Mahavir polling center in Balwa Municipality-5 of Mahottari was disrupted after a clash between two groups at the polling center. The clash started after a dispute regarding voter list. Police fired one round warning shot to control the situation. Voting was resumed after the dispute was settled.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media