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CPN-Maoist Center proposes 75-member standing committee

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KATHMANDU — The CPN-Maoist Center has proposed a 75-member standing committee on Wednesday.

A central committee meeting of the CPN (Maoist Center) held at Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence at Lazimpat proposed a 245-member politburo.

The party, which was built up after unification of 10 Maoist parties and groups on May 19, yet to finalise the number of its strength of its powerful committees and is operating with a nine-member headquarters led by Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal currently.

The structure has been proposed based on the report presented by a taskforce led by Barsha Man Pun to finalize the organizational structure of the party.

The task force had granted responsibility to the central office to nominate standing committee and politburo members as per the need.

It has also proposed 999-member general convention organizing committee. A large body is proposed arguing that the central leadership would be effective to establish party at village level.

According to the party Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal, the meeting scheduled for Thursday would finalize the proposed structures.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated





POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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