Incident Reports

UDMF cadre injured in a clash with Nepali Congress in Saptari


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj

Violence once again started taking place in Terai with the start of Nepali Congress (NC)’s conventions at village and district levels since agitating United Democratic Madhesi Party (UDMF) cadres have announced protest against their events.

On February 1, 2016, one UDMF cadre was injured in confrontation between UDMF demonstrators and NC members while the demonstrators obstructed the latter’s general convention held at the premises of Anurudhbati Secondary School in the district headquarters, Rajbiraj.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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