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CPN-Maoist-Baidya chairman Mohan Baidya proposes Ram Bahadur Thapa as next PM: Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist-Baidya (CPN-Maoist-Baidya) chairman Mohan Baidya on October 22 put forth party General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa's name for the post of next Prime Minister (PM). He ruled out any possibility of a new Government under parties including Nepali Congress (NC). Republica, October 22, 2012.

CA revival inevitable, says UCPN-M chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal: Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda on October 17 said that sooner or later major political parties will agree to reinstate the dissolved Constituent Assembly (CA). Although, both Nepali Congress (NC) and Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) are positive about the idea, they have not been able to openly come out and support it, he added. Nepal News, October 17, 2012.

Major political parties ignoring SC's verdict on CA, says President Ram Baran Yadav: President Ram Baran Yadav on October 12 said he was concerned that leaders of major political parties were not following the Supreme Court's (SC) verdict on the fate of the Constituent Assembly (CA). He further said, "The political crisis facing the country cannot be resolved until a new constitution is promulgated through a Constituent Assembly," he added. Nepal News, October 13, 2012.

CPN-Maoist-Baidya chairman Mohan Baidya warns of declaring ethnic federal states from the street: Mohan Baidya, chairman of Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist-Baidya (CPN-Maoist-Baidya), on October 10 warned of declaring ethnic federal states from the street strongly objecting to the major political parties' informal understanding to go for the fresh Constituent Assembly (CA) polls. Baidya said his party would announce new constitution from the street if its demand of round table conference was ignored. Nepal News, October 11, 2012.

Political forces agree to new CA election but differ on poll Government: All political forces represented in the erstwhile Constituent Assembly (CA) agree that the country needs fresh CA elections, but they appeared clearly divided over who should lead the Government that will conduct the elections. The development took place at an all-party meeting held on October 2, at the call of the four major political forces- Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), Nepal Congress (NC), Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) - to seek parties' views for resolving the current political impasse. Republica, October 3, 2012.

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