CPN-Maoist warns projects to address local demands
NUWAKOT, March 12: The CPN-Maoist has once again cautioned the power development companies investing in different hydroelectricity projects in Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts to address the demands put forth by the locals. The party has urged the investors to fulfill the justified demands of the locals, citing that the different projects under-construction in the two districts had not invested the development expenditure in the project areas as promised to the project affected population. In a press release, the CPN-Maoist has urged the bhydroelectricity development projects in the districts to ensure the access of the locals to local resources as water, land, forest and minerals in line with the provision enshrined in the Interim Constitution.
Stating that the local people´s rights to resources were ensured by the Chilime Hydroelectricity Project in Rasuwa district through the efforts of the party, it warned the other projects also to fulfill the demands of the local people. “We strongly call on the project investors and the administrations of the districts concerned to fulfill and have fulfilled the justified demands of the local people, failing which the project themselves would be responsible for any consequences thereof,” reads the press release undersigned by the CPN-Maoist´s Nuwakot district in-charge Laxmi Mudhbhari, central member Anil Sharma Birahi and the party´s Rasuwa district secretary Bhim Bahadur Khadka.
Teachers vandalise DEO
MAHENDRANAGAR: CPN-Maoist affiliated All-Nepal Teacher Organisation vandalised the District Education Office in Kanchanpur on Tuesday. The teachers were protesting against the unlawful appointment of superintendents. The agitating teachers started vandalising the DEO while the training session of superintendents was under way at the DEO. Paramananda Nath, in-charge of the teachers organisation said, “The CDO randomly appointed the superintendents going against the examination directory for the appointment.” Meanwhile, DEO Rakesh Shreevastav denied the charges.
22 parties warn of protests against plan to form CJ-led govt
KATHMANDU, MAR 13 – Twenty-two political parties represented in the dissolved Constituent Assembly (CA) have decided to intensify protests if the four parities tried to form an interim government under the sitting chief justice . They said the move was unconstitutional. The parties including the Mohan Baidya led CPN-Maoist issued such warnings in the wake of the major four political parties’ efforts to form a CJ-led government despite their objection. “We won’t remain silent if the four political parties continued their plot to form a CJ-led government.
The decision won’t be acceptable,” CPN-Maoist leader Padam Rai said. Four parties aligned to the Baidya-led front and 18 fringe parties have been making preparations against the unilateral decision of the four political parties. “There are not only traitors in the nation but also the nationalists like us,” said Rai, explaining about the need for an agitation. “It is not the desire of the people to end the worth of the parties,” Rai said the parties raised their alert level in view of possible conspiracy. Rai said so