Incident Reports

Province Parliament Member accused of beating UML cadres in Sindupalchowk

2021-04-06

Province 3, Sindhupalchok, Indrawati, Ward 7

47-year-old Bishnumani Acharya, Chairman of Indravati Melamchi Social Upliftment Program Steering Committee and Ashok Koirala, a member of the same committee, beat the residents of Indravati Rural Municipality-6 were beaten by Yubaraj Dulal, state parliament member of the Bagmati State. Both the victims are affiliated with the Communist Party of Nepal (UML) were injured from the incident. 

During the ambulance handover program held in the municipality on April 6, the organizers had asked the ward chairperson Banshlal Tamang to hand over the ambulance key instead of the chief guest MP Dulal. For this reason, he had allegedly beaten the committee members. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
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