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Nepal: UCPN meeting concludes

Posted by n3wday on August 3, 2009

NEPAL_POLITICS_MAOIST_UCPNThis article was published on Nepal News.

Maoist CC meet concludes; Dahal is PLA ‘supreme commander’ again; general convention in January

Saturday, 01 August 2009 19:20

The three-week long Maoist central committee meeting concluded on Saturday, taking some policy decisions and dividing organisational responsibilities to the central leaders.

The central committee has designated party chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the ‘supreme commander’ of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Dahal had quit the post after he became Prime Minister of the erstwhile Maoist-led coalition government.

Likewise, the Maoist party has decided to hold its general convention in January next year. The venue and the closing date of the general convention, which will begin on January 29, are yet to be fixed.

The CC meeting held at the party’s central office in Koteshwor also decided to go for multi-post leadership, with Dahal as party chairman, three vice-chairmen, a general secretary and two secretaries. Three senior leaders Mohan Baidya, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai and Narayan Kaji Shrestha have been appointed vice-chairmen while Ram Bahadur Thapa has been appointed general secretary. The two secretaries are C.P Gajurel and Post Bahadur Bogati.
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Nepal: Maoists form committee to probe leaders lifestyle

Posted by n3wday on August 3, 2009



This article was posted on Democracy and Class Struggle.

Maoists form committee to probe leaders lifestyle

Unified CPN (Maoist) has formed a probe committee to investigate and report on the [allegations of] luxurious lifestyle of leaders and cadres based in cities.

The party’s central committee formed a probe committee under the coordination of senior vice-chairman Mohan Baidhya Kiran on Friday to recommend policies and plans to discipline the leaders and cadres, within three months.

The committee was formed following widespread complaints from within and outside the party that leaders and cadres in Kathmandu were living a luxurious life, while cadres in rural areas were deprived of basic needs. Read the rest of this entry »

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