Incident Reports

NC cadres clash in Rautahat


Madhes, Rautahat, Chandrapur

A clash ensued between two factions of Nepali Congress (NC) following a dispute as part of the local level convention in Chandranigahapur-3 Rautahat on Sunday. NC cadres aligned to establishment faction and Sher Bahadur Deuba faction had a heated exchanged and hurled chairs at each other. But immediately security personnel intervened to calm down the situation. The tension resulted due to the dispute over local representative selection. The cadres from sides had gathered at election officer’s office in Himalaya Guest House to resolve the issue. One Sekh Imtihas was injured in the clash. The clash erupted after the cadres close to Deuba camp became angry saying that the establishment faction delayed the agreement. Rautahat District Chairman of Deuba camp accused the establishment faction of being against consensus. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 30
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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