Incident Reports

Cadres of Maoist Center stage demonstration in Saptari alleging misconduct during vote counting


Madhes, Saptari, Bode Barsain, Ward 3

Cadres of CPN (Maoist Center) staged a demonstration in Bodebarsain municipality-3 of Saptari on May 17,  alleging that the counting of votes was rigged. Shiv Narayan Yadav of Nepali Congress was elected as the chairperson of Bodebarsain municipality-3 by a margin of one vote. His closest rival, Bhubaneswar Yadav of the Maoists, polled 599 votes.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation regarding the outcome of election
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) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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