Kathmandu, 11March . The standing committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist), CPN (ML), has said the government’s bringing the CK Raut-led group involving in secessionist activities into peaceful politics is a positive step.
The meeting chaired by party general secretary
CP Mainali also urged the government to immediately make its views public
saying the CK Raut group has started publicizing that the government has agreed
to organise a ‘referendum’ on its demand of ‘Madhes as an independent
The party said that point number 2 of the agreement mentioned, ‘agreed that the grievances in the Tarai/ Madhes and elsewhere in the country would be resolved through the democratic method of public consultation’.
Based on this point, CPN (ML) standing
committee stated that the government should be cautious of the possibility of
the CK Raut group pursuing seditious activities through peaceful means.
The party also expressed its objection to what it said the government agreeing to the group’s name as ‘Independent Madhes Alliance’ and the agreement mentioning that the Alliance would be treated as a democratic political force.