Incident Reports

Demonstrators clash with police in Bardibas

2021-02-04

Province 2, Mahottari, Bardibas

A clash broke out between police and demonstrators in Bardibas as Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Prachanda-Madhav faction tried to block the East-West highway in Bardibas. The clash erupted when police tried to open the blocked road.

Shankar Mahato, a member of NCP Province 2, Chudamani Pokhrel, ward chairperson of Bardibas Municipality Ward No. 1,Chudamani Pokharel, ward member Niraj Adhikari,and Ward No. 3 chairperson Rajan Dhungana were injured during the clash.

Ward No. 3 chairperson Dhungana has sustained a fracture in his head while others have sustained injuries in their hands and legs.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 4
Actor 2 - Affiliation NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 4
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