NC will fight against Maoists’ authoritarianism, Sushil challenges

Sushil Koirala

CHITWAN: Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has said that the NC would not fear the Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda’s threat to tear the comprehensive peace accord (CPA) and wage a popular revolt.

Two days ago, the Maoist Chairman had warned of taking to the streets by tearing all agreements including the CPA signed with the then seven-party alliance if the later disagreed to hold fresh elections by June.

Speaking at a press conference organized by the Press Union Chitwan Chapter today, the NC President said that country’s grand old party would not fear from such threats adding that the NC fought against all sorts of authoritarian forces since 2007 BS.

“NC will not fear. NC will not backtrack rather it will fight against Maoist’s totalitarianism,” Sushil said.

Koirala also said that the NC would not accept Maoist Chairman Prachanda as the new prime minister despite the his wishes