Incident Reports

Cadre of CPN (Majority) led by Dharmendra Bastola arrested for breaking ballot box in Kaski


Gandaki, Kaski, Machhapuchchhre, Ward 8

Police arrested a cadre of CPN (Majority) led by Dharmendra Bastola which has boycotted the election on the charge of vandalizing a ballot box in Lumre polling center of Machhapuchhre rural municipality-8. The CPN (Majority) cadre vandalized the ballot box as a part of its official position to disrupt and obstruct the election. Ballot papers were scattered stray after the ballot box broke in the vandalism. Election officials later collected the ballot papers in agreement with teh representatives of political parties.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Election-related cause primary
National/Online Media