Incident Reports

PM Oli faction cadres attack NC's protest assembly program in Baitadi, 6 injured as two sides clash

2021-02-16

Province 7, Baitadi, Dilasaini, Ward 3

Cadres of NCP's Oli faction have attacked Nepali Congress leaders and cadres at their protest assembly in Baitadi on Tuesday afternoon. Cadres of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli faction pelted stones at the program. 

According to Deepak Joshi, the personal secretary of NC leader NP Saud, a group of NCP Oli faction’s cadres under the leadership of Mukesh Pal attacked Saud who had reached Dilasaini, Baitadi to address NC’s program.

Joshi informed that Pal, the leader of the assaulting group is NCP Oli faction’s Baitadi district Chairman Surendra Pal’s son.

6 persons including NC leader Saud sustained an injury on his leg. Cadres of Prime Minister KP Oli led faction of NCP had tried to disrupt the program hurling stones at the leaders and participants of NC’s program. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 6
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 6
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