Incident Reports

Officials of a transport authority resort to manhandling each other in Dhangadhi


Province 7, Kailali, Dhangadhi

Two groups of Khaptad Malika Transport Authority of Dhangadi resorted to manhandling following a dispute on February 17. The dispute started after Dil Bahadur Kholaula, a member of the board of directors of formed a committee under his leadership, bypassing the former chairman Anantraj Joshi. 

The groups also physically assaulted each other in the office. However, the clash was avoided due to the presence of police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
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