[Marxism] Maoists split in Nepal, Baidhya-led faction forms new party

Juan Fajardo fajardos at ix.netcom.com
Mon Jun 18 14:01:25 MDT 2012


MAOISTS SPLIT IN NEPAL, BAIDHYA-LED FACTION FORMS NEW PARTY
Yubaraj Ghimire : Kathmandu, Mon Jun 18 2012


The Mohan Baidhya-led faction of the Unified Communist Party of 
Nepal-Maoists (UCPN-M) decided to float a new party on Sunday after 
declaring that “working with corrupt people and foreign stooges” had 
become impossible.

The new party, the Nepal Communist Party-Maoists Revolutionary (NCP-M 
R), was reportedly planning to hold its first national convention in 
February.

Last ditch efforts by Maoist chief Prachanda, who offered to quit the 
party leadership to prevent a spilt, were dismissed as “not being worthy 
of trust” at the faction’s meeting that took place in Bouddha, on the 
outskirts of the capital. “Prachanda and Baburam Bhattarai together have 
compromised on the objectives of the Revolution, and betrayed the 
Peoples Liberation Army by disarming and handing them over to the Nepal 
Army,” Baidhya, the vice-chairman of the party, told delegates [...]


http://www.indianexpress.com/news/maoists-split-in-nepal-baidhyaled-faction-forms-new-party/963243/




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