Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist)

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Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist)

नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टी (एकीकृत मार्क्सवादी-लेनिनवादी)
ChairmanKP Sharma Oli
General SecretaryIshwor Pokharel
Founded6 January 1991
Dissolved17 May 2018 (first iteration)
Merger ofCPN (Marxist)
CPN (Marxist–Leninist)
Succeeded byNCP[1][2][3] (2018–2021)
HeadquartersThapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
People's Multiparty Democracy
Political positionLeft-wing[4][5]
International affiliationIMCWP
Colours 
House of Representatives
94 / 275
National Assembly
24 / 59
Provincial Assemblies
178 / 550
Election symbol
CPN (UML) election symbol 1.png
Party flag
Flag of the CPN (Unified Socialist).svg
Website
www.cpnuml.org

The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist), abbreviated CPN (UML) (Nepali: नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टी (एकीकृत मार्क्सवादी-लेनिनवादी)), is the major party in Nepal and is the main rival of governing Nepali Congress at all levels since the 1990s. It is the main opposition party in the Federal Parliament of Nepal. It remains the opposition party in all three tiers of government, namely: local, state and central government.

References[change | change source]

  1. "UML and Maoist Centre to form Nepal Communist Party tomorrow". The Himalayan Times. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  2. "Nepal: Left alliance unifies to form single party". Asian News International. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  3. Adhikari, Priyanka (17 May 2018). "NCP commits to social justice and economic prosperity: Co-chairs PM Oli and Dahal". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  4. "Nepal: Key people and parties". Insight on Conflict. Peace Direct. Archived from the original on 12 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  5. "Healthy turnout, little violence reported in historic poll". RFI. RFI. April 2008. Retrieved 11 September 2017.