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Incidents and Statments involving Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist 2017



Nature of incident

February 12 Kathmandu

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal while speaking at a program organized by CPN-Maoist Centre in Kathmandu said achievements made through the Maoist 'people's war' would not be allowed to go in vain at any cost.

April 13 Kathmandu

Prime Minister Puspha Kamal Dahal also Chairman of CPN-Maoist Centre speaking at a party unification programme to declare the unification between the party and Communist Party of Nepal headed by leftist leader Tanka Rai in Kathmandu said he is all committed to uniting all the Communist parties including the Maoist Revolutionary existing in the country.

June 10


CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at a programme organized to welcome cadres from different political parties in the CPN-Maoist Centre at his residence in Lazimpat, Kathmandu urged Mohan Baidhya and Netra Bikram Chand to come for party unification.

July 10


CPN-Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal addressing a programme at his residence to welcome the leaders of different political parties in the CPN-Maoist Centre said that Maoist agendas have prevailed despite the victory of candidates of the NC and the CPN-UML and others in the local level elections.

August 31 Bara District

CPN-Maoist Centre cadre Ashok Kumar Sah Kalwar who was pronounced guilty of murder by the District Court of Bara, lured by financial inducement and under pressure from Home Minister Janardan Sharma has been let free instead of being jailed.


October 3


Amid a press conference organized in Kathmandu, the chiefs of three left political parties - CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Center and NSP-N - formed an electoral alliance to contest the upcoming Provincial and Parliamentary elections.


October 4


CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Center and NSP-N formed a seven-member Unity Coordination Committee under CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel to draft a common election manifesto.


October 11 Kathmandu

CPN-United and CPN-Maoist Centre at a formal function organized in Kathmandu announced unification between the two leftist forces to bolster their performance in the upcoming polls.

October 23 Kathmandu

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said he would opt for directly elected presidential system once his party and the CPN-UML unified.

October 31 Lalitpur District

Police arrested absconding murder convict CPN-Maoist Centre leader Bal Krishna Dhungel from his rented room in Satdobato of Lalitpur District in the murder case of Ujjan Kumar Shrestha on June 24, 1998.

October 31 Kathmandu

CPN-Maoist Centre has called for release of its leader Bal Krishna Dhungel. Stating his arrest was against the peace agreement, party spokesperson Pampha Bhusal condemned the arrest.

November 4 Chitwan District

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal addressing an election rally convened at Madi said that the killing of 38 people in the detonation of a bomb against a moving bus at Badarmudhe in Madi, Chitwan District on June 6, 2005 was the biggest mistake committed by the Maoists during their 10-year insurgency.

November 7 Kathmandu

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at a news conference organized to unveil the election manifesto of the alliance in Kathmandu said that the leftist alliance has accorded its top priority to the stability and prosperity of the country.

November 9 Kathmandu

CPN-Maoist Centre expelled leaders and cadres who filed their candidacies in the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies and their supporters against party policy.

November 10 Rukum District

Two bombs were hurled at the car in which CPN-Maoist Centre leader and Minister without portfolio Janardan Sharma, who is the left alliance candidate from Rukum parliamentary constituency, was travelling at Chaurjahari Municipality in Rukum District.

November 11 Rolpa District

A vehicle carrying CPN-Maoist Centre leader and former Finance Minister Barshaman Pun was attacked with IED in the jungle area of Madi Rural Municipality-1 of Rolpa District.

November 12 Rolpa District

CPN-Maoist Centre leader and former Finance Minister Barshaman Pun, who is contesting parliamentary seat from Rolpa and his supporters, were attacked again near Kewari Khola of Duikholi Rural Municipality in Rolpa District.

November 13 Chitwan District

CPN-Maoist Centre Pushpa Kamal Dahal talking briefly to media persons during election campaigning at Chitwan Constituency-3 said the CPN-Maoist Centre and the CPN-UML would be unified only after elections.

November 16 Gorkha District

CPN-Maoist Centre leader and left alliance Gorkha-2 candidate for the parliamentary polls Narayan Kaji Shrestha escaped unhurt when an IED device went off at Sirdikhola of Gorkha District.

November 17 Rolpa District

An IED was hurled at vehicles carrying CPN-Maoist Centre leaders Onsari Gharti Magar, Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Barshaman Pun near Satdobato in Rolpa District Municipality.

November 23 Rukum District

A woman was severely injured in a clash that broke out between cadres of NC and CPN-Maoist Centre in Rukum District. Following the scuffle, Police arrested four people for their alleged involvement in triggering the incident.

November 24 Chitwan District

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal addressing an election rally organized by the leftist alliance in Bharatpur city in Chitwan District for the upcoming polls asserted that there is no turning back after the leftist parties are formally unified after the upcoming elections.

November 26 Chitwan District

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal responding to locals of Bandarmudhe agreed that the incident at Bandarmudhe in Chitwan District was the greatest blunder of the entire insurgency period in the country.

December 2

Kapilvastu District

A bomb went off targeting the mass meeting addressed by CPN-Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at Pakadi of Mayadevi Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu District.

December 3

Chitwan District

CPN-Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal signed a three-point agreement with the victims of the infamous Bandarmude massacre in violation of the election codes of conduct in Chitwan District.

December 11 Kathmandu

CPN-Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the processes for Government formation and unity between his party and the CPN-UML will move ahead simultaneously.

December 22

Rukum District

The elected local representatives from the CPN-Maoist Center in Rukum made a big decision to validate the conflict-era land transactions carried out by the 'People's Government' during the insurgency period.



Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.





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