Baidya and Dahal Confrontation

Baidya and Dahal Confrontation Over Maoist Future Strategy

Party Chairman Dahal favors peaceful path to pressurize President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav to restore peoples’ supremacy and form a National Government to draft the constitution on time and bring positive conclusion to the peace process. Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai and Narayan Kaji Shrestha Prakash support Dahal’s proposal. However, Mohan Baidya Kiran favors revolt to restore peoples’ supremacy. Dahal’s proposal is incomplete, is how Baidya and his ilk criticized Dahal’s proposal. Mr. Baidya even threatened to write a note of dissent if the proposal does not include the path of revolt. “In an indirect manner Baidya is in favor of preparing for a revolt”, a Maoist politburo Committee member told Kantipur dated June 21, 2009. Chairman Dahal made it clear that he will not lead the government until he is the Maoists’ party chief. “The party’s top leadership will not become a part of the government as it had been in the past”, said Dahal addressing the politburo meeting … go to complete original article

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