Statehood no solution: Maoists

Calcutta, June 23: The Nepal Maoists believe the Gorkhaland movement is none of their business but caution that statehood itself is not a solution.
Lakshman Panth, a middle-level leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), today said the statehood demand by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was an “internal affair of India”.
Panth, who attended a meeting organised in Calcutta by a forum of 14 Naxalite organisations, however, added that the creation of Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh had “hardly solved the problems of the poor people”.
“That’s why we don’t think a Gorkhaland will automatically solve the problems of backwardness among Indian Nepalese or Gorkhas. A lot depends on the character of the leadership.” (The Telegraph)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: