CPN (Maoist Centre) To Hold Talks To Major Oppositions

The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) has decided to hold discussions with the political parties including the major opposition in the wake of the recent political developments after the Supreme Court verdict which awarded NCP to Rishi Kattel-led party invalidating the NCP that was formed after unity between the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) and deciding that the UML and Maoist Center were separate parties.

The standing committee meeting of the party held at its party headquarters, Paris Danda, on Tuesday, decided to hold talks with the Nepali Congress and Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) on the pressing issues including government formation and implementation of the Constitution. Party Spokesperson Narayankaji Shrestha said after the meeting, “Our party is to discuss various issues as the smooth running of parliament, government formation, and handling of future politics with major opposition Nepali Congress and the JSP.”

Similarly, the party will hold its central committee meeting on March 13 and cadres meet on March 14. He however said the party has not taken decision whether to withdraw support to KP Oli-led government. Oli had become Prime Minister with the support of the Maoist Centre.

Standing committee members Ram Bahadur Thapa, Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, Prabhu Saha and Lekharaj Bhatta did not turn up the meeting.

In response to a writ petition on the authenticity of Nepal Communist Party and its leadership, the Supreme Court on Sunday had delivered the verdict that the NCP belonged to Rishi Kattel and taking CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) back to the state before their unity to the Nepal Communist Party.

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