Banda scheduled for Jan 17 and 19 called off

The CPN-Maoist and the UCPN (Maoist) led 30-party alliance have called off the banda called for January 17 and 19 respectively on Wednesday.

A meeting held between the UCPN (M) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, CPN-M Chairman Mohan Baidya and Coordinator of Indigenous Nationalities National Movement Padma Ratna Tuladhar took the decision to withdraw the proposed banda program scheduled for January 17 and 19.

“The proposed banda program called by the 30-party alliance for January 17 has been called off,” said Chundamani Khadka, Dahal’s personal aide. According to Khadka, they would organize a joint banda program on January 20.

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