Clash During Vote Counting in Kharpunath; Three Injured

Three were injured in a clash at Kharpunath Rural Municipality on May 13. The injured have been identified as Chhatta Shahi, 61, Mandir Singh Aidi, 35, and Nabin Aidi, 18. The injured were brought to District Hospital, Humla for treatment, informed Sagar Shahi, son of Chhatta Shahi. He informed that…

May 15, 2022  
Postponed Polling Completed, Vote Counting Resumed

According to INSEC Jumla Representative Mandatta Rawal, the re-polling was held in a peaceful atmosphere on May 15 at the Shankar High School polling station in Guthichaur Rural Municipality-3 Gajyangkot in the eastern part of the Jumla district. Voting was postponed after a clash between Nepali Congress and Socialist Party…

May 15, 2022  
Police Stranded in Three polling Centres of Limi

Nineteen temporary police delegated at three polling centres of Limi in Namkha Rural Municipality were stranded after helicopters were not sent to bring them back. According to Jagat Bahadur Poudal of the Office of the Chief Election Officer, the ballot boxes and other staff were transported three days after the…

May 15, 2022  
Clash between the Cadres of Alliance, UML and Independent Candidate; Vote Counting Postponed

According to Adanchuli Rural Municipality’s Election Officer Yama Prakash Baskota, the counting process was halted due to a clash between the cadres of the allaince, UML and independent candidates in on May 14. Baskota further informed that the security forces fired three times in the air to stop the clash…

May 15, 2022  
Death of a Person During Election Campaigning

According to the District Police Office, Salyan, 18-year-old Khumraj Thapa Magar, a resident of Kalimati Rural Municipality-2, Danigaura, fell from the roof of a vehicle during the election campaigning and died. According to DSP Sumit Khadka of the District Police Office, Thapa, fell from the roof of a Jeep (Lu…

May 8, 2022  
Arson in the Vehicles Used During Campaigning

Two vehicles used for election campaigning were ignited by an unidentified group on May 6, 2022. The incident took place at Jumla Road, Birendranagar-6. According to SP Padma Bahadur Bista of the District Police Office, the Scorpio (Ba 14 Cha 6831) used by the Nepali Congress and the minibus (02001…

May 7, 2022  
Clash Between Cadres of Maoist and Congress, Six Injured

Six Nepali Congress (NC) cadres have been injured in a clash between CPN-Maoist cadres and Nepali Congress (NC) cadres at Triveni Rural Municipality-9, Nuwakot on May 5. According to DSP Bishnu Soti of the District Police Office, Rukum West, YCL cadres attacked a group including Amar Singh Khadka, a candidate…

May 5, 2022  
Ward Office Padlocked After Salary and Allowance was Held for Eight Months

The ward chairperson and administrative assistant of Sarkegad Rural Municipality-4 Sanya have not received their salaries and allowances for the last eight months. According to Gopa BK, a Dalit woman ward member, the ward members were compelled to padlock the ward office after they did not receive salary and allowance…

May 5, 2022  
Clash Between Cadres in Kushe; Air Firing to Control the Mob

Sandesh Thiruwa, 26, of Kushe Rural Municipality-9 has been injured in a clash between the cadres of Nepali Congress, CPN-Maoist Centre and CPN-Unified Socialist. The injured are undergoing treatment at a local medical centre. The clash took place between about 100 cadres of CPN-Maoist and Unified Socialists and about 70…

May 5, 2022  
Lalkesh Jaishi Given Garland of Cash as Election Fund

Lalkesh Jaishi candidate for the post of chairperson from the CPN-Maoist centre in Tanjakot rural municipality, has been given a garland of NPR 100,000 (thousand notes) by his opponent candidate Akbir Khadka. Khadka is an independent candidate for the same position. Khadka also rebelled the general assembly organized by the…

May 5, 2022