CPN-Maoist CC meet to address increasing differences
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The CPN-Maoist is to hold a plenum meeting of its central committee on coming November 22 in order to address the increasing differences in the party. The meeting has been summoned in wake of the boycotting of the party programmes by party secretary Netra Bikram Chand, who has been calling for a guerrilla war as per the need to complete the goals of the people´s revolt.
Along with Secretary Chand, Khadga Bahadur Biswakarma also boycotted the party´s politburo meeting held on Monday and Tuesday. It may be noted that Secretary Chand has already called a gathering of central members of his favour and two representatives each from every district for November 12. The politburo meeting decided to hold central committee meeting on November 15 and a plenum of the committee on November 22, according to a statement issued by the party Chair Mohan Baidhya here today.
The meeting also decided to immediately stop the anti-party activities carried out by the Chand faction and work to centralize and integrate the party. A decision was also taken to hold protest programmes across the country on November 20, demanding an all-party political conference by dissolving the constituent assembly.
CPN-M politburo passes Baidhya’s pol proposal
KATHMANDU: The CPN-Maoist’s politburo meeting concluded today, endorsing Chairman Kiran Baidhya’s political proposal. Stressing on the unity in and centralisation of the party, the politburo further directed the leadership to curb activities by “some responsible comrades” that are against the party system. Two leaders Secretary Netra Bikram Chand and Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma, however, did not take part in the meeting, expressing their differences with Baidhya’s leadership. The Maoist politburo has 13 members. What is more, the politburo has decided to raise the party’s demand to dissolve the Constituent Assembly and form an all-party political conference.
The meeting decided to organise protest programme across the country on November 19. Baidhya’s proposal will be presented before the party’s Central Committee. In a statement, jointly signed by Chairman Baidhya and General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa, the party said the Central Committee’s meeting has been scheduled for November 15. The meeting will finalise the agendas for the extended meeting of CC.