Incident Reports

Congress election officer physically assaulted in Sarlahi


Congress election officer was physically assaulted during the 14th general convention of Nepali Congress after he refused to stop the ward convention in Balara of Sarlahi, on the issue of active membership. A ward-level convention is being held in Sarlahi today. The ward convention scheduled for October 12 was postponed due to a dispute. The District Election Officer was assaulted during the ward convention scheduled for today. The incident took place during a discussion at the party office in Mangalwa.

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 n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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