Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist (CPN-M)

Year Formed: 1996
Year Terminated: 2006

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Change of Regime Type
Demands for Policy Change

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Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 99

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1100


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-"Trans-Boundary Revolutionaries". Nepali Times. 22 Mar. 2013. 

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