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Banner row at UML-Maoist event

Banner row at UML-Maoist event

Apr 23 Kathmandu
It was supposed to be a historic day. But it turned out to be a day of a missed deadline and a day new promises were made for yet another deadline.The CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) had decided that the day marking the birth anniversary of the Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and the establishment of Nepal’s first communist party would also be the time for Nepal’s two largest communist parties to come together. It was not to be.Maoist cadres questioned the wisdom of putting up pictures of three communist leaders—Pushpa Lal Shrestha, Madan Bhandari and Manmohan Adhikari—on the banner at what was to be a unity parade.
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