Incident Reports

Nepali Congress Banke office padlocked


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Nepali Congress Banke office has been padlocked on Thursday. Leaders and cadres of Banke Constituency No. 1 have locked the door due to membership dispute. The party office has been padlocked saying that 239 fake memberships have been added. Constituency No. 1 President Madhav Ram Khatri said that there was a membership dispute here saying that it had distributed membership alone.

District leader Poshan KC has said that the lock will be opened only after the cancellation of the fake membership names. After the membership dispute, the NC convention was scheduled to be held in all 81 wards of Banke on November 13 and the rural municipality/municipality convention on November 16. Membership disputes have resurfaced. However, party president Kiran Koirala said that the convention would be held on the scheduled date after resolving the issue.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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