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Kiran group forms united front against Bhattarai-led government

Posted by redpines on March 24, 2012

The Himalayan Times reports that the left section of the UCPN(M) has formed a united front with twelve other, smaller, communist parties to oppose the Bhattarai-led government. These plans include mass mobilizations and other protest initiatives. UCPN(M) Chairman Prachanda is still supporting Bhattarai, though his tone had been more critical as of late. We will post more on this situation as it develops. 

Baidhya faction-led front unveils protest programme

3-23-12

KATHMANDU: The united front of various fringe communist outfits and the dissident faction of UCPN-Maoist, led by Mohan Baidhya, on Friday unveiled a three-month struggle programme to exert pressure on the incumbent Dr Baburam Bhattarai-led government for the timely constitution.

Maoist Secretary CP Gajurel, a pillar of the Baidhya faction, has been chosen as the coordinator of the 12-party alliance.

The programme includes collection of signature in all 240 electoral constituencies, wall painting, and submitting memorandum to the Constituent Assembly members asking them to stand for the people’s

federal, democratic and republic constitution among others.Similarly, the front will also conduct seminars in all election constituencies, stage torch rallies against anti-nationalism, corruption, price hike, black marketing, and criminal activities along with demonstration inside and outside of the Constituent Assembly.

Organising a press conference in the Capital, the front also appealed the progressive, nationalists and the supporters of federal republic to join their hands together and participate in the struggle.

The front includes Revolutionary Communist Party, Nepal, Federal Democratic Rastriya Manch, Tamsaling Nepal Rastriya Dal and Janamukti Party, Nepal among others.

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