People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 34

August 26, 2007

Kerala Collects Rs 68.22 Lakhs For Andhra Land Struggle


THE Kerala state committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has collected more than 68 lakh rupees for the ongoing land struggle movement being conducted by the Party in Andhra Pradesh.


Thousands of comrades across the state of Kerala participated in this solidarity and support campaign on August 2 and collected a sum of Rs 68,22,606. The fund will also be used to help the family members of Mudigonda martyrs. Those who participated in this mass fund campaign (using buckets to collect the money) briefed the people about the political importance of the ongoing land struggle in Andhra.


Following are district-wise details of the fund collection:


District Amount (in Rs)


1. Kannur                             21,52,221
2. Kasarkode                         1,30,000
3. Wayanad                           1,30,000
4. Kozhikode                        5,00,000
5. Malappuram                    1,70,000
6. Palakkad                           6,61,746
7. Trissur                               8,58,613
8. Ernakulam                        2,63,706
9. Kottayam                           1,53,000
10 Idukki                               2,25,000
11. Alappuzha                      5,73,320
12. Kollam                             6,25,000
13. Thiruvananthapuram    4,00,000
Total                                     68,22,606