Incident Reports

NC objects assault on Ward chairperson


Province 1, Khotang, Barahapokhari, Ward 1

Nepali Congress (NC) has issued a press statement objecting to the mistreatment and attack on Nepali Congress ward chairperson by the ward chairperson of Barahpokhari Rural Municipality-1 during a meeting of the school management committee of Shankheshwari Secondary School held on Saturday. Barahpokhari Rural Municipality-1 chairperson Tanka Magar had attacked Nepali Congress ward chairperson Prabin Rai during the meeting. Congress has charged the incident as a direct violation of democratic values and norms. NC has demanded to investigate the facts of the incident and to take strict action against the culprits. 

The Congress Regional Working Committee Area No. 2 and the Congress Barahpokhari Working Committee issued a statement stating that Magar violated the dignity, responsibility and humanity of the people's representative. They also condemned the physical attack and the interference in educational institutions in an unrestrained manner as a reprehensible act as it was carried out by the person who swore to work for the good of the country and the people within the ambit of peace, security, security and the constitution.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Entity Nepali Congress
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media