Incident Reports

Two groups clash in Shripur polling center of Mahottari


Madhes, Mahottari, Aurahi

Voting at Shripur polling center in Aurahi Municipality of Saptari was halted briefly due to a clash between two groups. The two groups clashed over alleged presence of unauthorized people at the polling station and threats against voters. Voting resumed later after the situation came to normal according to Mahottari police.

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