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Nepal: Maoists Discuss Army Integration with People’s Liberation Army

Posted by celticfire84 on June 21, 2011

The People's Liberation Army has been a mighty force for liberation. They have defended they many victories of the ongoing Nepalese Revolution, including fighting for the rights of women. The PLA is composed of nearly 40% women.

This article originally appeared on enkantipur.com. Nepal’s revolutionaries are approaching serious and important questions about the nature of their revolution and its continuation, including whether or not to advance the revolution and seize state power, or to integrate with the current alliance of forces to form a bourgeois republic. Central to this is the future of the People’s Liberation Army — the beloved PLA — to what kind of future Nepal holds. The South Asia Revolution team is currently discussing these events and their meaning for revolutionaries around the world. A public statement will be forth coming.

Maoist leaders to hold crucial PLA meet

KATHMANDU, JUN 07 – The UCPN (Maoist) is holding consultations with senior members of the PLA on Wednesday in a bid to give the combatants an ownership of the ongoing peace process.

Over 200 senior PLA commanders–ranging from the PLA chief to the sub-division commanders and other leaders–will attend the meeting.

PLA Spokesperson Chandra Prakash Khanal, ‘Baldev,’ said they will discuss the PLA integration process and the party’s latest decisions.

The meeting has been called to take the combatants into confidence on the integration process and read their minds on the peace process and the party’s decisions on integration.

The Maoists have taken important decisions on the integration issue such as accepting the Nepali Army’s modality, agreeing to integrate 8,000 to 10,000 combatants and ending the dual security system of Maoist leaders.

The hardliner faction led by senior Maoist Vice-chairman Mohan Baidya has written a note of dissent on some decisions taken by the party on the integration issue. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal Maoists: Reports Allege Discussion of Faction Allignment

Posted by celticfire84 on November 28, 2010

From MyRepublica.

We urge readers to remember that these reports on the Maoist Central Committee meeting are, at this point, still coming to us through the bourgeois press — who have their own motives and worldview.  No one should assume that these are accurate. We will post actual texts of the various positions and speeches as soon as they become available in English. Pushpa Kamal Dahal is also known by his nom de guerre Prachanda, and Baidya is also known as Kiran.

Mohan Baidhya also known as Kiran, speaking at the recent plenum of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)

PALUNGTAR,GORKHA, Nov 22: Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has held several rounds of talks with Senior Vice-chairman Mohan Baidya asking the latter to join forces against another Vice Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai in the party plenum that began on Sunday here in Palungtar, Gorkha.

According to party sources, Dahal has already held several rounds of talks with Baidya in this regard. “But Baidya has not so far responded positively to Dahal´s call for unity against Bhattarai,” said a Maoist leader close to Baidya.

With his relationship with Bhattarai souring, Dahal needs the support of Baidya, who has a strong hold among the party rank and file, to make his party line prevail in the plenum.

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