Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)

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Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)

नेपाल कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी
LeaderPushpa Kamal Dahal
Founded1994 as CPN (Maoist)
2008 as Unified CPN (Maoist)
2016 as CPN (Maoist Centre)
8 March 2021 (second iteration)
Dissolved17 May 2018 (first iteration)
Split fromCPN (Unity Centre)
Merged intoNepal Communist Party[1][2][3] (first iteration) (2018–2021)
HeadquartersPerisdanda, Koteshwor, Kathmandu
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism–Maoism–Prachanda Path
Left-wing nationalism
Political positionFar-left[4][5]
International affiliationRIM (defunct)
CCMPOSA
Slogan"Let us march ahead on the path of struggle towards establishing the people's rule by wrecking the reactionary ruling system of state"
Armed wingPeople's Liberation Army, Nepal (dissolved after peace agreement)
House of Representatives
49 / 275
National Assembly
16 / 59
Provincial Assemblies
99 / 550
Chief Ministers
2 / 7
Mayors/Chairs
121 / 753
Councillors
5,044 / 35,011
Election symbol
Nepalese Election Symbol Hammer and sickle.svg
Party flag
Flag of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist).svg
Website
www.cpnmc.org

The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) (Nepali: नेपाल कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी), abbreviated CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN-Maoist Centre, CPN Maoist Centre, or CPN(MC), is the third largest political party in Nepal. It was founded in 1994 after breaking away from the Communist Party of Nepal (Unity Centre).

References[change | change source]

  1. "NCP commits to social justice and economic prosperity : Co-chairs PM Oli and Dahal". thehimalayantimes.com. 17 May 2018.
  2. "UML and Maoist Centre to form Nepal Communist Party tomorrow". 16 May 2018.
  3. "Nepal: Left alliance unifies to form single party". www.aninews.in.
  4. Nepali Journal of Contemporary Studies. Vol. 7. Nepal Centre for Contemporary Studies. 2007. p. 2.
  5. Sajjad, Tazreena (2013). Transitional Justice in South Asia: A Study of Afghanistan and Nepal. Routledge. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-135-98201-0.