YCL to help govt nab criminals

KATHMANDU: Young Communist League (YCL), the youth wing of the UCPN-Maoist, has said it will launch a campaign across the country against increasing violence and murder and create an environment conducive to drafting a “pro-people” constitution.

The YCL today announced an exposure campaign against murder, kidnapping, prostitution, women and drug trafficking, gender violence, anomalies in society, caste-based discrimination, inflation and black market, artificial shortages of commodities and help the administration book culprits involved in murders, corruption and other criminal activities.

It will also launch a campaign against unemployment, victims of foreign employment and problems created due to “unscientific policy” of the government on health and educational issues.

“Various militant forces have been attacking our leaders and cadres and other people, while the parties have been demanding dismissal of our organisation, which is exercising maximum restraint,” Ganeshman Pun, the YCL president, told a press conference here.

Pun condemned the youth policy the government has announced by “flouting an earlier policy proposed by all the youth organisations.” He said YCL was ready to work in collaboration with other youth organisations for a timely statute.

The plan includes a signature campaign from March 18-23, handing over a memorandum, containing issues related to peace, constitution and the youth and border disputes, to the Constituent Assembly on March 24, organising seminars in all major cities on March 28, a youth “chain-rally” from Mechi to Mahakali on April 4 and a mass demonstration on April 6.