Incident Reports

The cadres of ruling coalition padlock joint election campaigning office in Chitawan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Ratnanagar

Around 30-40 youth cadres of Nepali Congress padlocked the joint election campaigning office of the ruling coalition at Region no. 1, Constituency Kha in Ratna Nagar of Chitwan district on November 2.  Krishna Khanal of CPN (Unified Socialist) is contesting from that constituency in provincial assembly election from the ruling coalition. The Nepali Congress cadres stated they they were compelled to padlock the office after being bypassed within their own party.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Intraparty Competition
Actor 1 - Number of people 40
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org CPN (Communist Party of Nepal) - Unified Socialist
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media