UCPN threatens to form parallel government if demands are not met
Posted by n3wday on August 24, 2009
Maoists’ may form parallel government in Kathmandu
The Unified Maoists’ Party Led ‘United Revolutionary Front’ (URF) has vowed to further intensify its sadan and sadak (Street and parliament) centric protests aimed at restoring civilian supremacy and also form a parallel government.
Currently, Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai, the Maoists’ Party vice president is heading the 175 member Revolutionary Front.
The Maoists party on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, formed a Sub-committee ‘Samyukta Rastriya Janaandolan Nepal’ to carry out its objectives.
Addressing the first convention of the said committee, said the Unified Maoist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Front has set the objectives among others as restoring Civilian Supremacy, pressurize the president to reverse his earlier unconstitutional moves and holding discussions at the CA over the Resolution proposal submitted by the Maoists.Dahal urged all nationalists, republicans and communist to join the front.
“If our demands are addressed properly, we will head towards the formation of a national government else we will be forming an alternative parallel government”, said Gun Raj Lohani, a member of the committee.
Lohani making a threatening statement added, “In case our demands are not met with on time, we will on our own constitute the local bodies, establish sovereign federal states and at the center form a parallel government.”