Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charge of torching ballot box in Nawalparasi East


Gandaki, Nawalparasi East, Devchuli, Ward 4

Police arrested a local Narayan Bhandari on the charge of torching the ballot box of Proportional representatives election system for the provincial assembly at the polling station in Devchuli municipality-4 on November 20 in Shanti Shrijana Primary School. Bhandari tried to abscond after torching the ballot box. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Contestation regarding implementation and legitimacy of election
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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