CPN-M leaders reach cradle of Maoist revolution to commemorate People’s War Day
Top leaders and activists of ultra leftist CPN-Maoist party have reached Thabang, a well-known village in Rolpa district which is considered the cradle of Maoist revolution in the country, to celebrate “People’s War Day” being celebrated by the party on Tuesday.
The party was formed after Mohan Baidya and other radical leaders revolted from Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led UCPN (Maoist) over serious ideological differences. Slamming Dahal and Baburam Bhattarai of being revisionist, they went on to form CPN-Maoist party in order to wage ideological struggle for the creation of people’s government.
Party vice chairperson CP Gajurel, general secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa.
Secretary Netra Bikram Chand including other top leaders reached Thabang Monday evening.
They are scheduled to address a special programme organised by the Thabang Village Committee to commemorate the People’s Ward Day in the district.
It is said that more than 800 people from the village lost their lives and hundred more were maimed and injured during the decade-long insurgency period. nepalnews.com