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Potential Threats To the Nepali Maoists

Posted by irisbright on October 1, 2008

The Indian Province of Bihar

Map of Bihar, in India across the southern border of Nepal

Signs of counterrevolutionary forces coagulating in Nepal and India.

Armed Terai groups meet in India’s Bihar to discuss possible alliance

Leaders of over a dozen armed outfits operating in the Terai plains have met in the bordering Indian state of Bihar in a bid to forge an alliance which, if materialised, might spell intensification of violence in the region.

According to Naya Patrika daily, leaders of 14 armed groups including Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) of Jaya Krishna Goit, Madhesi Tigers, Terai Madhesh Mukti Tigers, Terai Liberation Force and Terai Cobra are participating in the meeting that began from Friday evening. The meeting was finalised after a long homework.

However, JTMM’s breakaway faction, which is led by Jwala Singh and goes by the same name, is not participating in the meeting.

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