KATHMANDU: The leaders of the UCPN (Maoist) from the Madhes belt today ruled out the rumors that they are planning to form a new party by defecting the Maoist. However, the Madhesi leaders of the UCPN (Maoist) have said that due representation of Madhesi leaders in the party was their demand.
“We are not leaving the party. This is a fabricated news aimed at tarnishing our image,” a leader told Reporters Nepal.
He however admitted that there were some demands regarding the quotas in the party’s central committee for the leaders from the Madhes region.
The leaders organized a press conference on Wednesday evening to make their statement public. The dissent Madhesis leaders expressed the hope that the party leadership would address their demand to give due space to Madhesis in the party. Leaders Biswonath Sah, Ram Kumar Yadav, Shrawan Yadav, Ram Kumar Sharma and Ramrijhan Yadav were present at the meeting.