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Maoists on King: Badal the Radical Snubs Baburam the No. 2

“It would be good if he peacefully, voluntarily leaves the palace after the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly decides to abolish monarchy. If he does not do so, the government will treat him just like any common criminal and use the army or other force to oust him from there.”

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That was Ram Bahadur Thapa “Badal”, the chief military strategist of the Maost party during the insurgency. Badal is also considered the leader of the radical faction withing the Maoist party who was until recently trying to take the party to the street agitation rather towards the more compromising political settlement. He was speaking at an interaction organized at the Reporters Club Nepal today. He said that as far as possible the Maoist party would try to resolve the issue through peaceful means. Continue reading Maoists on King: Badal the Radical Snubs Baburam the No. 2