People's Democracy(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
March 12, 2006
Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) issued the following
statement on March 8, 2006.
Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its deep shock and strong condemnation at
the bomb blats in Varanasi which have killed 20 people and injured many more.
The fact that the bomb blasts took place at a temple and the railway station in
the city shows the diabolical motive behind this terrorist attack which is to
create communal tensions and a backlash. Recognising the nature of this
provocation, all sections of the people must rebuff this heinous attempt.
it is a time for all people to be united and determined to counter such
terrorist violence, it is unfortunate that the BJP is resorting to low politics
by attributing the terrorist outrage to so-called minority appeasement by the
government and the secular parties. This is an exhibition of the type of
communal politics which vitiates the atmosphere in the country.
Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) calls upon the Uttar Pradesh state government and the
Centre to take all necessary measures to track down the culprits behind this
crime and to identify and proceed against the groups and networks who are
responsible for such terrorist acts.
Polit Bureau conveys its heartfelt condolences to all the bereaved families and
its sympathies to those injured.