Remaining works on party unification to be over by this August 17: NCP Chair Prachanda
Kathmandu, July 23: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the process for party unification has almost reached to conclusion.
Addressing to the programme organized by the Pushpalal Memorial Foundation to commemorate the '41st Pushpalal Memorial Day' here today, he claimed that the party unification process would be completed by August 17.
"Only one or two formalities are remaining. We will conclude the entire party unification process within some days. Our aim is to conclude the remaining works of the party unification as of August 17. We will also convene the meetings of the party's standing committee and the central committee," party chair Prachanda said. He added that they would reach the people with the central committee of the party formulating nationwide programme.
The NCP Chair opined that they have completed the people's revolution in a unique fashion by achieving the party unification which was the late Pushpalal's dream. Pushpalal Shrestha is the founding leader of the NCP.
He recalled that the late leader Pushpalal had, through a party convention held in Gorakhpur of India in 2025 BS, had raised the issue of unification of the communist parties in Nepal. Prachanda went on to say that they were the bearers of the late Pushpalal's ideology and that the journey of socialism would also be completed as per the dreams of the NCP founding leader.
"It was Pushpalal who envisaged to reunite the divided party and prepare it for a movement, to take forward the strategy of people's revolution through long term armed struggle and to use the then Panchayat system for fulfilling the party's strategy. So, we all are Pushpalal's children and heirs," Chair Prachanda said.
He also underscored the need of strengthening the party on the basis of ideology and polity, organizational values and the process and procedures to fulfill the aspiration of socialism and prosperous Nepal and happy Nepali.
NCP chair said the way forward for the party is to correct the shortcomings within the party and commit to the ideals of the late Pushpalal.
Likewise, NCP senior leader and Foundation chair Madhav Kumar Nepal said that the dream of Pushpalal would be materialized only if the NCP is established by making it popular.
He said that party's centre, states, district and local levels should carry out activities and move ahead as per the party's direction and those doing good work in the party should also be honoured. Leader Nepal added that politburo should be formed soon and responsibility of would be departmental and people's class organisation would be given.
Also the former Prime Minister, Nepal shared that Pushpalal museum and park would be established at Bhangeri of Ramechhap, the birthplace of Pushpalal.
Saying the country could get prosperity only if only heading to the path shown by Pushpalal, another senior leader Jhalanath Khanal said that the incumbent communist government should bring socialism in the country.
On the occasion, Chair Dahal, senior leaders-- Nepal and Khanal, NCP Secretariat member Bamdev Gautam, General Secretary Bishnu Prasad Poudel, and other leaders garlanded the statue at Pushpalal Memorial Park, Champadevi, Kritipur.
Born on Asar 15, 1981 BS at Bhangeri of Ramechhap, Pushpalal died on Saun 7, 2035 BS while undergoing treatment at Govinda Ballabh Pant Hospital, India.
Pushpalal with support of friends had established Nepal Communist Party on Baishakh 10, 2006 BS.
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