Incident Reports

Clash as UDMF cadres foil Nepali Congress Rajbiraj convention


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj

A clash has erupted between cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and Nepali Congress (NC) during the NC municipal convention in Rajbiraj of Saptari district on Monday. The cadres of UDMF had obstructed the convention from being held at the premises of Aniruddhawati Secondary School in the district headquarters. A UDMF cadre was injured while the NC youth cadres tried to remove them from the venue to continue the convention. The UDMF cadres, however, continued sloganeering outside the school gate in their bid to stop the poll. Similarly, the UDMF cadres also protested around Gajendra Chok, Sahid Dashan Chok among others places of the city. Earlier also, the Front had tried to block the convention in other places of the district as well. Meanwhile, Prabhat Kuma Lalan and Shambhu Lal Dev are locking horns for the Municipal President of the largest political party while Deepak Chaudhary and Shatrudhan Prasad Sah are vying for the Secretary. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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