KATHMANDU — The UCPN-Maoist has decided to unite with different Maoist parties, including the CPN-Revolutionary Maoist (CPN-RM), which split far from it before.
The UCPN-Maoist took the decision on the basis of ongoing discussions between the two parties regarding unity.
A Standing Committee meeting of the party held at the residence of party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at Lazimpat took the choice in this regard today.
UCPN-Maoist General Secretary Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that the party’s central committee meeting has been called for May 14 to take the decision regarding political, ideological and organisational issues for the unification with the CPN-RM.
It has been learned that a group close to General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa of the CPN-RM is keen to unite with the UCPN-Maoist immediately while the group close to Chairman Mohan Baidya has not reached to any conclusion yet.
There are different parties under the leadership of Baidya, Netra Bikram Chand, Mani Thapa and Matrika Yadav who had severed ties with the UCPN-Maoist.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost