A delegation led by party's vice chairman C.P Gajurel handed over the memorandum to Prime Minster Baburam Bhattarai at the latter's office in Singha Durbar this afternoon.
CPN-M said that its 70 demands also includes the charter of demands submitted by Dr Baburam Bhattarai to the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government just before the decade long Maoist insurgency and which still has not been implemented even though Bhattarai is now the country's prime minister.
The party formed following a vertical split in the UCPN (Maoist) said that it would hit the streets and wage nationwide protest programmes to press the government to fulfill the demands.
CPN-M took out a street rally from Shantibatika in Ratnapark at 11 am prior to submitting the 70-point demands which includes call for scrapping of BIPPA (Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement) between Indian and Nepal, ending rampant corruption in all sectors of society and ban on Indian number plate vehicles in Nepal, among others. Nepalnews.com