Nepal does not want to be India’s “yes man”, Maoist chief Prachanda said today, even as the country’s top political leaders vowed to maintain good relations with both India and China. Watch special interview produced by BBC Hindi.
Pushpa Kamal Dahal; born Chhabilal Dahal on 11 December 1954, commonly known as Prachanda is a Nepalese politician and chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal.
Dr. Baburam Bhattarai born 26 May 1954 is a communist politician and former Minister of Finance of the government of Nepal. He is a senior Standing Committee Member of the Politburo of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), which began fighting a revolutionary People’s War in Nepal in 1996 that changed the political system in Nepal from a monarchy system into republican system. He was elected to the Constituent Assembly from Gorkha in 2008 and became Finance Minister in the Cabinet formed after the election.