Incident Reports

Fight between two parties of Nepali Congress in Udayapur Constituency 2


Under the 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress, elections have been held in three of the state level (four state constituencies) in Udayapur. In Constituency 2 (ka), the counting of votes has been postponed after four ballot papers were torn during a scuffle between the two parties.

Out of the four-state constituencies in Udayapur, the results of Constituency 1 ‍ (ka) and (kha) and Constituency 2 (kha) have been made public. Constituency 2 (ka) has been postponed due to torn ballot papers.

Saroj Kumar Basnet has been elected in 1 (ka) and Krishna Thapa in 2 (kha). He is a leader of the party led by President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Arjun Dahal has won in 1 (ka). He is on the side of Koirala-Poudel.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Fight
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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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