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UCPN to unite with some from CPN-MLR

Posted by n3wday on June 5, 2009


This article was sent out on the Maoist Revolution list.

Maoists to merge with CPN-MLR
Kantipur Report KATHMANDU, June 2 – As a preparation to encourage left parties’ polarisation, the Unified CPN (Maoist) has intensified unification procedure with the fringe leftist parties.

The Maoists has intensified official unification process with the leaders who had left the CPN (ML) some months ago.

Maoist leaders Mohan Vaidya, Dinanath Sharma and Barsa Man Pun responsibile for the unification held discussion with the CPN -ML Revolutionary (MLR) leaders at party headquarters Buddhanagar this morning.

At the meeting, the leaders decided to formally declare the unification with the MLR on June 9.

Prior to the unification, a four-member taskforce has been formed for the preparation and oraganisational working division, Maoist spokesperson Dinanath Sharma informed. Read the rest of this entry »


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India: Two Maoist Leaders Reported Killed

Posted by n3wday on June 5, 2009


This article was posted on Ajadhind.

TADVAI (WARANGAL DT.): Two top Maoist leaders – Patel Sudhakar Reddy alias Suryam alias Srikanth and Kanugula Venkataiah – one a Central Committee member and the other a State Committee member, were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in the early hours of Sunday on the Gaurappa hillocks near Lavvala village in the thick Tadvai forest area.

According to Superintendent of Police V. C. Sajjanar, on credible information about the increased movement of naxal groups in the forest area, special party police teams were pressed into combing operations for the past two weeks. One of the parties spotted a group of naxals camping on the top of Gaurappa hillocks near Lavvala village in Tadvai mandal in the early hours of Sunday and there was a sudden exchange of fire. Two naxals were killed and the police recovered one AK 47, one 9 mm pistol, one 8 mm rifle, three kitbags, Rs. 20,000 in cash and revolutionary party literature. The deceased were identified as Patel Sudhkar Reddy (49) alias Suryam alias Venkat Reddy, native of Kurthi Ravala Cheruvu of Maldarkal mandal in Mahabubnagar district, a Central Committee member of CPI (Maoist) and the other was identified as Kanugula Venkataiah (29) alias Prasanna alias Bhujanga Reddy, native of Inapur village in Cheriyal mandal of Warangal district who was a State Committee member of the CPI (Maoist) and a member of its technical wing.

Patel Sudhakar Reddy was involved in a number of sensational murder cases, including that of former Home Minister Alimineti Madava Reddy and senior IPS officers Umesh Chandra and Vyas. He also masterminded the assassination attempts on former Chief Ministers N. Chandrababu Naidu and N. Janardhan Reddy. He played a key role in the police station attacks of Bommala Ramaram, Thirumalagiri, Eragondapalem, Yadagirigutta, Dindi and some other police stations in the State. Role in other States

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