Incident Reports

Voting halted due to clash between UML and Congress cadres in Bahrabise-1 of Sindhupalchowk

2022-05-13

Bagmati, Sindhupalchowk, Barhabise, Ward 1

Cadres of CPN-UML clashed with Nepali Congress cadres in polling center at Ghorthali village of Baahrabise Municipality-1 of Sindhupalchowk. Voting at the Ka polling center at Bhumeshwori Secondary school was halted due to the clash.  Voters and police deployed at the polling center called the administration after tension escalated. According to DSP Dakshya Kumar Basnyat, cadres of the two parties clashed over alleged misconduct in voting. They attacked each other with stones and vandalized furniture at the polling center. A team of police under inspector Mukesh Neupane was deployed to the polling center for security and investigation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
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 Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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