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Nepal: Maoists Strengthening Dual Power

Posted by n3wday on June 17, 2009

young worker in kathmanduThis article was published on Telegraph Nepal.

Nepal Maoists gradually revive Parallel Government

The Maoist Party in the district of Surkhet, Bheri Zone, has revived its parallel government that was active during the period of their Peoples’ Revolt. However, after the signing of the Peace Agreement with the seven parties the party had dismantled the parallel State Structure.

The parallel structure that was known as Revolutionary People’s Council has been re-structured and renamed as “Village Government”.

The Maoists Bheri-Karnali bureau secretary Mr. Khadga Bahadur Gharti declared that the Maoists’ Village Government has been revived.
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Nepal: Maoist Ethnic Wing Closes down Western Districts

Posted by n3wday on June 17, 2009

UCPN_demonstration_maoists_nepalThis article was published on Nepal News.

Maoist ethnic wings close down western districts

Magar Rastriya Mukti Morcha (MRMM), an ethnic wing of Unified CPN (Maoist), has shut down nine districts in mid-western region falling under its Magarat Autonomous Province.

Normal life in Palpa, Argakhachi, Baglung, Gulmi, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Rukum, Salyan and Myagdi districts were badly affected due to the general strike called by MRMM in these districts.

Reports say that MRMM activists including other Maoist cadres started staging protests in most of the affected districts since early today morning.

Markets, academic institutions, offices and industries have been closed in the districts due to the strike while vehicles have mostly stayed off the streets fearing reprisals from the protesters.
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