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Maoist party supporters gather for rally in Nepal

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

Supporters of the Unified Communist Party Nepal (Maoist) arrive for a mass gathering in Kathmandu on June 15. According to local media reports, the party leaders of UCPN-Maoist organized the meeting to protest the obstructions presented by the Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) to the achievement of a constitution with federalism.

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

Supporters of the Unified Communist Party Nepal (Maoist) shout slogans as they arrive for a mass gathering from a rally in Kathmandu on June 15.

Niranjan Shrestha / AP

A Communist flag flutters as supporters of establishment faction of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) gather during the mass meeting in Katmandu, on June 15. The establishment faction of the Maoist party on Friday organized a grand mass rally of their supporters in an apparent show of strength and to protest the obstruction by the opposition party Nepali Congress and CPN-UML for federalism with identity and constitution with federalism, according to the local newspapers.