Incident Reports

Vehicle of ward chairperson vandalized by his own son in Mornag over political dispute


Province 1, Morang, Gramthan

The vehicle of used by Chairperson of Gramthan Rural Municipality Jaya Prakash Gachadhar was vandalized by his own son Jyoti Gachadhar, on June 22, over dispute on whether to support CPN-UML or not. The vehicle belonging to Rural Municipality bearing plate number Province-1-1-Pa-578 was parked in the rural municipality's office.The rural municipal's meeting was held to prepare a budget and establish different committees. Jaya Prakash Gachadhar was elected with the majority of votes from Nepali Congress and he was ready to share a different executive committee with CPN-UML but his son Jyoti expressed his disagreement stating that the executive should not be shared. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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