Communist Party of Nepal-United
(CPN-United) and CPN-Maoist Centre
at a formal function organized in
Kathmandu on October 11 announced
unification between the two leftist
forces to bolster their performance
in the upcoming polls, reports Republica.
CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa
Kamal Dahal and CPN-United Chairman
Ganesh Saha announced the merger
between the two. The two leftist
leaders also signed a joint press
statement mentioning their unification.
Addressing the function, Dahal described
the merger as a step ahead toward
what he called “the socialist revolution”.
He said that the grand alliance
of the leftist parties will pave
the way for political stability
and economic prosperity.
Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman
Kamal Thapa during an interaction
in Butwal on October 11 said that
his party is planning to join the
Government to ensure majority Government
and elections, reports Republica.
"Our participation in the government
would not just save the government
but also ensure timely elections,"
Thapa told. Thapa's remarks come
amid Prime Minister Sher Bahadur
Deuba's preparation to sack CPN-Maoist
Centre’s Ministers from his cabinet
before the provincial and parliamentary
elections slated for November 26
and December 7.