Saturday, May 24, 2008

Badal says no to Koirala as head of state

A senior Maoist leader has said his party would not accept Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala as either the next president or the prime minister.
Ram Bahadur Thapa aka Badal

Ram Bahadur Thapa Badal said that Maoists would lead the next government as per the people’s mandate and will resist any efforts to block them from doing so.On the issue of Young Communist League (YCL), Badal said the organisation would be expanded rather than dissolved as demanded by other parties.

Badal also rejected the conditions put forth by Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties. He said the conditions will be counterproductive to Congress.Badal also added that legal action would be initiated against the King if he did not leave the palace after the abolition of monarchy.

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