Incident Reports

Ward Chairperson thrashed a Dalit man in Gulmi


Lumbini, Gulmi, Chandrakot

A local Dalit man was thrashed by newly elected ward chairperson of Chandrakot rural municipality-5, Gwagha. Chairperson Tek Bahadur Pun on 16 July at around 3 pm hit the man with disability, Bahadur BK, sitting near the gate of his house. Discussion is being held after complaint was lodged against the incident at Chandrakot Area Police Office. According to family, BK has turn deaf due to Pun's attack. Meanwhile, BK said that he was attacked when he reminded Pun of his promise to distribute GI Sheet equivalent to NPR 5000 during his election campaign. Meanwhile, Pun too admitted of thrashing BK for his rumors.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Rupandehi