The Indian government has not denied the rumour that Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Secretary-General Prachanda used an Indian passport to attend the international meet of the communist extremists, RIM [Revolutionary International Movement], held in London in the month of April. According to a high-ranking diplomat of the Indian Embassy, the Government of India has initiated an investigation after that news was published.
Secretary General Prachanda probably used .1 passport under the surname Jha which he could have obtained through a ration card. Claiming that the records of passports issued by Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are being checked, the highly placed source said: "it\'s not difficult to get an Indian passport, but the question to ask is how did the country issuing the visa do so?" Meanwhile, reports say the Government of India has issued an arrest warrant for Comrade Gaurav (Chandra Prakash Gajurel) who has been operating our of India as the departmental head of International Division of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist).