Both Maoists party leaders talk CA elections


KATHMANDU: Senior leaders of the UCPN Maoist and the CPN Maoist held talks on contentious issues surrounding the holding of CA election on Saturday morning.

The meeting was called by the UCPN-Maoist to persuade the agitating CPN-Maoist to participate in the November 19 elections.

Despite UCPN Maoist’s effort to convince the CPN Maoist for giving up some of their demands including deferral of polls date and dissolution of the incumbent government, the latter remained adamant on them, sources informed.

The meeting was held at UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s personal residence in Lazimpat.

UCPN-Maoist leader Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Posta Bahadur Bogati including Chairman Dahal, and CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidhya, Vice Chairman CP Gajurel and General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa were present from the respective parties.