People's Democracy(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
January 21, 2007
Reduce petrol and diesel prices to pre-June 2006 levels as an immediate step
Implement the Standing Committee recommendation and end future trading in essential commodities
Ensure procurement of foodgrains sufficient to meet the needs of the PDS at prices fair to farmers
Universalize the PDS and strengthen FCI
Ensure price control of essential drugs
Ensure increased expenditure on health and education and other basic services.