Dahal to take responsibility of insurgency incidents

Dang, April 23: UCPN (Maoist) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he would take responsibility for the incidents that occurred during the decade-long Maoist movement.

At a news conference organised by the Revolutionary Journalists Association, Dang chapter here on Saturday, chair Dahal clarified he would take the entire responsibility of the then incidents as the supreme commander of the people’s liberation army (PLA) and the party chair as well.
He opined for resolving insurgency-related cases through the principle of transitional justice. Chair Dahal further said that he did not have any objections about the activities of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for Investigation of the Enforced Disappeared.
Dahal urged the Nepali Congress and Madhes-centric parties to join the incumbent government to give it a shape of a national consensus government.
In another note, chair Dahal clarified that he was not working to change the government. However, he was exercising to transform the incumbent government into a national consensus one.
Responding to a query relating to the recent meeting of different Maoist parties at his party headquarters, Dahal expressed dissatisfaction over the some decision of the courts deliberately made against the Maoist parties.