CPN-Maoist Clippings 14/12/2013


CPN-M’s CC meet resumes‚ Baidhya to address today

KATHMANDU: The Central Committee (CC) meeting of CPN-Maoist resumed at the party’s Newa State Committee office in Kupondole on Saturday morning. The CC members are reporting at the meeting, which started at 10:30 am. As many as 10 leaders are airing their views in today’s meeting. “After the reporting of CC members concludes, Chairman Mohan Baidhya will address the meeting,” a Maoist leader told THT Online over phone.

The meeting is expected to come up with decision whether the party should accept nominated seats offered to join the CA or not. However, the party, which boycotted the November 19 polls strongly, has already made it clear that it will neither join the CA nor the government. It is likely that the meeting will conclude today, amending the political report presented by Chairman Baidhya and endorsing it. More than 200 leaders, including 151 CC members and 50 central advisers are taking part in the meeting that started from December 23.


CPN-Maoist extended meeting concludes

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: An extended central committee meeting of the CPN-Maoist concluded Saturday by approving a political report presented by party Chairman Mohan Baidya. The meeting began last Sunday. The meeting held at the Kupanodol-based Newa State Committee Office in Lalitpur concluded by endorsing a political report on ´ future course of action on the basis of people´s war and a new constitution from high level all-party conference with the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly´ tabled by party Chairman Baidya, according to party Secretary Dev Gurung.

Prior to this, the party chairman responded to queries put forth by the party central members and central advisors regarding his political report. Concluding that there was a slim possibility for political consensus, the party decided to go ahead with the programmes of protest, Secretary Gurung said. The party, however, is to keep the door for talks open. The meeting agreed to gear up for a fresh agitation by keeping the door for talks open, he added. Calling for drafting a new constitution through a powerful all-party conference by dissolving the CA, leader Gurung ruled out the possibility of his party joining the CA as Cabinet-nominated members.

As per the CC meeting decision, the politburo meeting shall be called to finalise the organisational and work division matters. A total of 141 members delivered their views in the meeting. The party which had boycotted the November 19 CA elections convened the CC meeting to determine the further course of action in a changing context. The party is expected to unveil the meeting decisions through a press meet tomorrow.


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