Baidhya-led Maoist unveil 10-day protest program

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s hardliner political party CPN-Maoist and 32 other fringe political parties that are against the current interim election council on Sunday announced the protest program including a nationwide general shut down.

However, many believe that the protest programs unveiled by Mohan Baidhya-led CPN-Maoist was a clear cut move to destabilize possible CA elections.

A meeting of the parties held today announced the 10-day-long program beginning on March 28 will.

According to CPN-Maoist leader Hit Man Shakya, cornor assemblies would be organized in major cities in the country while protest rallies would be held on 2 April.

Similarly, the parties are scheduled to stage a sit-in in front of the Singha Durbar, country’s major administrative office. The parties have organized the general shut down on April 5 demanding an exit of the current Khil Raj Regmi-led government.

The parties have also demanded formation of an all-party government by replacing the current government.