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India’s Maoists: 3 Statements on Strategies of Nepali Maoists

Posted by n3wday on April 16, 2009


These articles were compiled by the MLM-Revolutionary Study Group, and are available separately on BannedThought.Net.

Communist Party of India (Maoist), Central Committee

Press Release April 24, 2008

The verdict in Nepal is a verdict against feudal monarchy, Indian expansionism and US imperialism; it reflects the growing aspirations of the Nepalese masses for land, livelihood and democracy!

Oppose the moves of the imperialists, particularly US imperialists, and the Indian expansionists to meddle in the affairs of Nepal!!

The election results in Nepal have proved once again the overwhelming anger of the masses against the outdated feudal monarchic rule in Nepal, against the Indian expansionist’s bullying and domination of Nepal, against US domination and oppression, and are a reflection of the growing aspirations of the Nepali masses for democracy, land, livelihood and genuine freedom from imperialist and feudal exploitation. It is these aspirations of the overwhelming majority of the masses that had completely trounced the parties that had either supported the King and/or the Indian ruling classes or hesitated to come out strongly against feudal, imperialist oppression and Indian intervention in Nepal. Hence, when an alternative like the CPN(M) came to the fore, with its open commitment to abolish the feudal monarchy once for all, abrogate all unequal treaties signed with India by the former ruling classes of Nepal, and ensure democracy and equality for the oppressed sections of society such as Dalits, adivasis, national minorities and women, the masses enthusiastically veered towards the Maoists. The CC, CPI(Maoist), hails the Nepali masses for routing the feudal, pro-imperialist, pro-Indian comprador parties and voting for a genuine change in the rotten feudal system in Nepal. It sends its fraternal revolutionary greetings for their victory in the struggle against the reactionary forces which is the culmination of a ten year process of historic struggles and battles where over 10,000 gave their precious lives.

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Nepal: Can Two Armies Merge by Summer?

Posted by irisbright on April 16, 2009

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Kantipur Report:‘Army integration by mid-July’

KATHMANDU, April 11 – Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday told President Ram Baran Yadav that the Army integration process will be completed by July 15).

Dahal called on Yadav at the latter’s office in Shital Niwas to brief him on political developments and his recent visit to Norway and Finland. “I told him the Army integration process will be completed by mid-July as the Army Integration Special Technical Committee (AISTC) has started work,” Dahal told the media after the meeting.

The eight-member AISTC formed in March 27, started work from the Maoist Cantonment Site in Nawalparasi from Wednesday where they held discussions with combatants on integration and their preferences in accordance with the he Army Integration Special Committee’s (AISC) terms of reference. Read the rest of this entry »

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