Incident Reports

Supporters of Independent candidate for the upcoming federal election stages a sit-in after his candidature was canceled from Rupandehi-2


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

Supporters of Doctor Kamal Bhusal (Nicholas)  who filed an independent candidature for the House of Representatives Rupandehi-2, staged a sit-in in Butwal on October 14 in front of the election officer's office after the election office invalidated his candidature. Nicholas's father Tulsi Kumar Bhusal, his brother Sagar Bhusal and his supporters and supporters of Lauro Abhiyan displayed placards against the cancellation of the candidature. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media