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Maoists Announce Intensification of Revolutionary Work in Terai

Posted by n3wday on February 20, 2009

Bhairahawa Maoist Rally in TeraiThis article was originally published by Nepal News under the title “Maoist begins state gathering in Mithila”.

The abruptly called gathering of the Mithila State Committee of the Unified CPN (Maoist) has begun at Lahan in Siraha district Thursday shortly after the Maoists decided to intensify party campaign in Terai districts.

Inaugurating the gathering of over 350 members, Prime Minister and chairman of the party Pushpa Kamal Dahal said he was sad to hear the decision of Matrika Yadav who decided to leave the unified party to reorganise CPN (Maoist). He said Yadav’s decision was a mistake but would have no affect on party.

The decision of the party central secretariat to appoint Bishwo Nath Prasad Shah, a new entrant from CPN (Mashal), as the head of Mithila state committee had irked Yadav, who had resigned from the post some four months back due to disputes with his deputy Prabhu Shah.

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Nepal: Maoists prepare for by-elections

Posted by n3wday on February 20, 2009

Maoists Prepare for Elections in Nepal

This article was published on Nepal News originally entitled “Maoists to start campaigning for by-elections“.

Unified CPN (Maoist) has directed its party members to intensify campaign for the upcoming by-elections slated for April 10.
The central secretariat meeting of the party held in Kathmandu Thursday morning has asked all its sister organisations to speed up the election campaign in six constituencies in five districts.
The party cadres are directed to support people who are included in the electoral list but dot not have citizenship in hand to get citizenship from the local authorities at the earliest possible.

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