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Nepal Maoists Storm Indian Hydropower Office

Posted by celticfire84 on April 19, 2011

The following piece from the Deccan Harald documents a direct action carried out by the Nepalese Maoists that demonstrate an increasingly heightened militancy.  India has for years swindled Nepal by unfair water contracts and has exploited Nepal’s natural resources for generations.

Nepal Maoists storm Indian hydropower office

Kathmandu, Apr 17 (PTI)

The Maoists in Nepal have stormed a function organised by an Indian hydropower major GMR and demanded the scraping of its project in the western part of the country, alleging it was against the interest of Nepalese.

Activists of Unified CPN-Maoist, the largest singly party and the main ally of the ruling CPN-UML coalition, Nepal Workers and Peasants’ Party and Rastriya Janamorcha disrupted the interaction programme organised by GMR. Read the rest of this entry »

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