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Nepal: Peoples Liberation Army Revs up Recruitment

Posted by Mike E on August 3, 2010

from Himalayan Times, August 3

KATHMANDU: The UCPN-Maoist’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is all set to announce vacancies for the PLA fighters on Tuesday following the vacancy announcement of Nepal Army on August 2.

Issuing a press release, spokesperson and deputy commander of PLA Chandra Prakash Khanal “Baladev” said that the PLA will also announce the vacancy.

The PLA accused the Nepal Army of not abiding by the Comprehensive Peace Accord, and condemned the vacancy announcement of over 3000 positions in the Nepal Army.

Aspiring candidates for the PLA should be above the age of 18 and hold citizenship of Nepal. He/ she should be literate and patriotic.

The applications should be submitted to all divisions of seven headquarters with five passport size photographs.

The current strength of the PLA is 19,000 and the target is to increase the strength to 31,000.

3 Responses to “Nepal: Peoples Liberation Army Revs up Recruitment”

  1. Green Red said

    Now dare you call them passive and sell outs.

    Patience pal. May be a few years it takes for them to instead of simply wiping out the Royal Army, to revolution it from within and without.

    Revolution in minds of a reactionary regime agents’ brain is more valuable than simply killing them, in the long run.

  2. BJ Murphy said

    Green Red, fact of the matter is that the Nepalese Army is a bit larger than the PLA. This is why they’re recruiting to bring their numbers at a larger scale. The UCPN-M have spoken of this quite highly before. So it’s a good idea for them to start recruiting again instead of them merely trying to wipe out the Nepalese Army.

  3. Green Red said

    True, thanks for pointing.

    I was pointing out the people who claim that Nepalese Maoists have thoroughly abandanod armed struggle option.

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