Nepali film – Lal Salam
Starring – Bijaya KC, Pramila Adhikari, Indra B. Thing, Dipa Sapkota etc.
Story/Direction – Prabhakar
Director – Shivaji Lamichane
Advisors – Mohan Baidya (Kiran) and Ram B. Thapa (Badal)
‘Lal Salam’ was produced by Revolunatory Cine Workers Nepal, a wing of CPN (Maoist).
A lot of internal matters, within the CPN Maoist party during it’s ‘People’s War,’ never came out in public. Some of the best kept secrets were sex abuses and scandals by the leaders at various levels. Only the cases that went out of hands were known to the general public. Journalist Netra Panthi has collected some of the well known sex scandal within CPN Maoist party and in which, the leaders involved were punished for their crime. Detailed, Nepali version, is published by Vishwanews.
1. Ram Bahadur Thapa and Pampha Bhusal
In 2053 BS a sex scandal between the top leader of CPN Maoist, Ram Bahadur Thapa (Cm. Badal) and another top leader, Pampha Bhusal caused the party to punish them. The issue was widely talked about at that time.
2. Haribol Gajurel and Nir Kumari Darlami
Central committee member Haribol Gajurel (Cm. Shitalkumar) and current CA member, Nir Kumari Darlami (Cm. Shila). Nir Kumari’s husband was killed by the army in 2061 BS.