Kolkata: The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand on the outfit as also the movement and leadership".
"Our central committee is expelling Sabyasachi Panda from the party and declaring the fact to our party comrades in Odisha, the entire revolutionary masses and the revolutionary camp in our country," the Maoists said in a media release.
Pointing to the 16-page letter Panda addressed to CPI-Maoist general secretary Muppala Lakshmana Rao alias Ganapathy and released to the media July 14, the Maoist release, signed by party politburo member Anand, said: "In cahoots with the ruling classes he spit venom on the CPI-Maoist and the revolutionary movement led by it and hurled several baseless, sham allegations and fabricated lies."
"He released this letter with the evil intention of liquidating the party and the revolutionary movement, discarded the ideology of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism and left the vanguard party of the proletariat."...more
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