Matrika’s ‘PLA company’ in Jhapa

DAMAK: Matrika Yadav led CPN-Maoist said it deployed its fighters in Jhapa district. The party has revealed that a company of People's Liberation Army was formed in the district three days ago.

"A total of 120 PLA fighters who had deserted the Unified CPN-Maoist have been inducted in the company," Sujan, CPN-M district in-charge said. "The company of PLA is led by commander Surya," he added.

Leaders of CPN-M and their affiliate, PLA commanders had urged the journalists to disseminate the information in a programme in Damak, on Thursday.

After the formation of the company, the party has intensified its activities in the district. Hiding from the security personnel, they are also moving ahead with underground movements.

Saying that their fighters will not carry arms, Sujan said, "PLA is formed as other parties are ignoring aspirations of the people and Nepali revolution is yet to complete.”

The party also announced that it seized over 1.5 bighas land in Damak Municipality-10 that belongs to Gyan Prasad Bhattarai yesterday.