KATHMANDU, MAR 15 – The establishment faction of the UCPN (Maoist) has claimed that the activities of the hard-line faction led by Vice-chairman Mohan Baidya are against party policy.
The meeting of the party members close to Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal held at his residence in Lazimpat on Thursday decided to alert the hard line faction not to conduct any activities against the party.
The meeting was convened a day after Baidya camp organised a meeting of the former combatants loyal to it in Dang. The faction has also initiated a process to form a new paramilitary force comprising the retired and disqualified combatants loyal to it.
Today’s meeting also decided to strengthen the party despite the call for Prime Minster Baburam Bhattara’s resignation.
Majority of party members stressed that Prime Minister Bhattarai should not resign soon, sources confirmed.