Incident Reports

Voting postponed as cadres of coalition vandalize polling center in Panchkhal of Kavre

2022-05-13

Bagmati, Kavrepalanchowk, Panchkhal, Ward 13

Voting at Shree Ram Secondary School Polling Center in Panchkhal municipality-13 of Kavre has been postponed after a group of angry cadres from the ruling coalition parties vandalized the polling center accusing the polling officer of rigging election in favour of opposition party. The crowd also vandalized table, chairs and ballot papers. Police stated that the votes which were already cast remains safe. Coalition party cadres accused the polling officer of giving multiple ballot papers to one person.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation regarding implementation and legitimacy of election
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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