Incident Reports

Dalits assaulted in Kalyanpur in Siraha


Madhes, Siraha, Kalyanpur, Ward 3

A group led by the nephew of the mayor of Kalyanpur Municipality have assaulted locals of the Dalit community in Kalyanpur Municipality-3 Prasahi Tol on the night of August 30. 5 persons were injured in the assault. The injured are  25-year-old Devsharan Mahara, 19-year-old Rajudevi Mahara, 45-year-old Debren Mahara, and 40-year-old Sanodevi Mahara. The group also assaulted 19-year-old Bikaru Mandal, son of Bishnudev Mandal. The attacking group was led by the suspended mayor of the municipality Suryanath Mandal's nephew.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 5
Female Injured 2
Youth Injured 1
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