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Samir Amin on Nepal

Posted by onehundredflowers on February 4, 2009

Nepal Southern Violence

This was originally posted on monthlyreview.org

Nepal, a Promising Revolutionary Advance

by Samir Amin

Authentic Revolutionary Progress

Imagine. A liberation army that supports a generalized revolt of the peasantry reaches the gates of the capital, where the people, in their turn, rise up, drive the royal government from power and welcome as their liberator the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M), whose effective revolutionary strategy needs no further demonstration. What is involved here is the most radical victorious revolutionary advance of our epoch, and, for this reason, the most promising.

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Maoists: One Madhes, Many Provinces

Posted by n3wday on February 4, 2009

nepal-traders1Thanks to Democracy and Class Struggle for posting this.

Maoists to campaign for ‘One Madhes, many province’

The internal deliberations of the Maoist party on the issue of Madhes concluded, Friday, with the party deciding to launch public campaign in the region.

Speaking at the meeting, party chairman and Prime Minister Prachanda’ has expressed firm commitment to resolve Madhes problems. He termed the slogan of Madhesi parties “One Madhes, One Province” as being anti-Madhesi.

The Maoists have, instead, favoured the slogan of “One Madhes, Many Province.”
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