Kathmandu: The UCPN (Maoist) has decided to unite with different Maoist parties that broke away from it in the past, including the CPN Revolutionary (Maoist). A meeting of the standing committee of the party held at the residence of UCPN (Maoist) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, at Lazimpat this morning took the decision in this regard. The UCPN (Maoist) took the decision on the basis of ongoing discussion between the two parties regarding unity.
A group close to general secretary, Ram Bahadur Thapa, of the Revolutionary (Maoist) is keen on uniting with the UCPN (Maoist) immediately while the group close to Chairman Mohan Baidya has not yet reached to the conclusion.
UCPN (Maoist) General Secretary Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that they have called his party’s central committee meeting for May 14 to take the decision regarding political, ideological and organisational issues for the unification with the Revolutionary (Maoist).
There are different parties under the leadership of Baidya, Netra Bikram Chand, Mani Thapa and Matrika Yadav, who were separated from the UCPN (Maoist).