Maoists are attempting to seize complete control of Nepal.
Cross posted from KeyWiki Blog
In what they hope will be a decisive move , the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has called for workers and villagers to converge on Kathmandu for a “final conflict” to win a new constitution. The Maoists are calling for a sustained mobilization, with the hope that an overwhelming showing can oust the and stay the hand of the Nepal army.
The UCPN (M) on April 27 called for an indefinite general strike starting May 2, should the current prime minister not step aside in the face of the May 1 mass mobilization.