Incident Reports

CPN-UML and Maoist Center cadres clash in Kanchanpur over alleged campaigning during silence period


Cadres of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have clashed in Laljhadi of Kanchanpur. Maoist Center's candidate from Laljhadi Rural Municipality-1 Dinesh Rana  has sustained injury after being attacked by a group of youths affiliated to UML. Rana has been admitted to Mayametro hospital in Dhangadhi for treatment. 

The clash ensued after UML cadres came out in protest acccusing former minister Bina Magar from Maoist Center of conducting election campaign at Laljhadi Rural Municipality-1 during silence period. Maoist cadres claimed that Bina had come to the area to participate in a birthday party of a cadre's son.

SP Shyam Singh Chaudhary stated that the two sides clashed over dispute regarding alleged election campaign during silence period.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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