Incident Reports

Threats and indecent behavior on Presidential candidate for Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Mahendra Raut, the presidential candidate for the Makwanpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was treated indecently during the meeting held at a hotel in Hetauda on April 11. The son of another presidential candidate Krishna Gupta Agrawal behaved indecently towards Raut.

Raut said that while they were in a meeting, Agrawal suddenly entered the hall asking for votes. Then Agarwal's son threatened Raut to support his father. According to Raut's secretariat, he even tried to beat Raut by making various allegations. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Makwanpur