Incident Reports

14 injured as Congress cadres clash with locals during victory rally in Mahagadhimai of Bara


Madhes, Bara, Mahagadhimai, Ward 2

The cadres of Nepali Congress clashed with the locals at Inarwa Tole of Mahagadhimai municipality-2 in Bara, during the victory rally of Upendra Prasad Yadav who was elected mayor from Nepali Congress in the local elections. The two sides clashed after a dispute regarding teasing of locals and use of foul languages against them by Congress cadres escalated according to DSP Rajesh Thapa.

Police fired three rounds of tear gas to control the situation. The clash injured 14 people including ASI Manoj Saha.

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 regarding the outcome 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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 14
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