Dahal calls for unity among progressive forces to institutionalise achievements

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Kathmandu, Feb 13: Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said time demands all forces that advocated for and contributed to bring about change to unite.

In his address to a party programme on the occasion of the 29th People’s War Day here today, leader Dahal was of the view that institutionalization of the political achievements so far is possible only through unity among progressive forces.

He also utilised the moment to call on Maoist leaders and cadres to take responsibility for protecting the achievements of the people’s war.

Highlighting the challenges faced, he warned that some forces are attempting to reverse the accomplishments made in the areas of socialism, good governance, social justice, and prosperity.

Party Chair Dahal also welcomed newcomers to the party from Dang and Surkhet who formally joined the party.

Party Standing Committee member and Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, was also present on the occasion.

The party observed Fagun 1 each year in the Nepali calendar as the People’s War Day in commemoration of the formal commencement of the people’s war (1996-2005).