CPI(M) Delegation meets Family of Tabrez Ansari

A FIVE member ‘fact finding’ team including Prakash Viplav and Sufal Mahto, state secretariat members of CPI(M),  AIDWA leader Rangowati Devi and secretaries of Sariakela and East Singhbhum district committees of CPI(M) in  Jharkhand state, visited Kadamdih village under Sariakela Kharsawa district and met family of Mohammad Tabrez Ansari. Tabrez Ansari who was just 22 years old, he was killed by a mob a few days ago. This is the 18th mob violence victim in Jharkhand in last three years.

TELANGANA: CPI(M) Opposes Construction of New Assembly, Secretariat Buildings

THE CPI(M) has condemned the decision of the TRS government in Telangana to demolish a 150-year-old heritage structure and construct a new secretariat building at Erra Manzil. CPI(M) state secretary Tammineni Veerabhadram said the funds earmarked for the construction of the new secretariat building should be used for various welfare schemes. Buildings in the old secretariat are fully equipped for smooth functioning of the state legislature and administration, he added.

KERALA: LDF Scores an Emphatic Victory in LSG By-polls

DISMISSING all hate campaign against CPI (M) and LDF government, more than 75,000 people across 44 local self government bodies have given an emphatic victory to the ruling front in the by-elections held on June 28. LDF has won 22 seats out of 44 seats across 13 districts in the state. UDF has won 17 seats and BJP won five. LDF wrested eight seats from the opposition UDF. 

AP: Draft Law to Curb Crimes in the name of Honour & Tradition

A CONSULTATION meeting was held at Vijayawada on ‘Crimes in the name of Honour and Tradition (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill’ on June 29 by the KVPS AP state committee, an affiliate of the Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch. Advocates of AP High court, leaders of KVPS and other dalit organisations attended the meeting that was presided over by Potturi Suresh Kumar. Sunkari Rajendra Prasad, member of AP Bar Council and one of the five member team that drafted the bill has explained in detail the salient features in it.

MAHARASHTRA: CPI(M) State Class Resolves to Prepare for Assembly Polls

A one-day state-level class was organised on June 23, 2019 in the Adarsh Vidyalaya, Mumbai, by the CPI(M) Maharashtra state committee. 307 leading comrades from 27 districts attended. They included state and district committee members of the Party, all Party and mass front whole-timers and state secretariat members of the six main mass fronts.

The state class was preceded by meetings of the CPI(M) state secretariat and the state committee on June 21-22. They were attended by general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Polit Bureau member Nilotpal Basu.

Meanwhile in Tripura

AS we go to press, the state election commission of Tripura might declare the schedule for the election to the three tier panchayat bodies of the state. But the record of the last 15 months of the BJP-IPFT rule in the state puts a big question mark about whether the polls will be free and fair. The undemocratic manner of functioning of the state election commissioner too has added to the worry. 

TAMIL NADU: DYFI Leader Killed in Caste Dispute over Grass Bundle

TENSION and protest waves prevailed in Karaiyiruppu village of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, over the death of Comrade Ashok, 26, district treasurer of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI),  who was hacked by a gang belonging to caste Hindu hooligans on June 12th night.

Comrade Ashok was hacked to death by a gang, while he was walking home around 10.45 pm. The gang threw the body on a nearby railway track. On hearing noises, the residents came out of their homes, and on seeing the body, immediately resorted to a protest.


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