Incident Reports

Clash between students of Oli faction and Prachanda - Nepal faction at RR Campus

2021-03-02

Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

A clash broke out between students closer to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli faction and Prachanda-Madhav faction of NCP at Ratna Rajya Laxmi (RR) Campus in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu-based Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ashok Singh told Ratopati that Prachanda-Nepal leaders Shishir Basyal and Minraj Pandey who were involved in the clash were taken under control.

This morning, student leaders close to the Prachanda-Nepal group had set up a reception room inside the campus. The controversy erupted after a banner hung in the reception room was torn down by Oli's supporters.

According to SSP Singh, student leaders from both sides have been called for discussions.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media

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