Incident Reports

Cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) clash in Aathbiskot of Rukum West ; Vehicles vandalized


Karnali, Rukum West, Aathbiskot, Ward 10

Cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have clashed during election campaign in Aathbiskot Municipality-10 of Rukum West on May 9. Cadres of CPN (Maoist Center) vandalized the vehicle used for election campaign by Nepali Congress.  Nepali Congress claimed that CPN (Maoist Center) torched a motorcycle belonging to a cadre. The two parties had also clashed on May 8 and had issued a joint statement expressing their commitment to hold the election in a cordial atmosphere.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) 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
National/Online Media