(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
June 28, 2009
LF MLAs Submit
Led by the chief whip of the government of West
Bengal, Sayed Md Masih, two hundred MLAs of the Left Front met the
the Left Front
members of the West Bengal legislative assembly are here to share with
deep anguish and concern over the large-scale violence and terror
recently in various parts of the state by the Trinamool Congress, their
�Maoist� accomplices and other pre-poll allies, including the Congress
results of the Lok Sabha election have been out, these forces of
disorder have started a senseless journey of bloody violence all over
Trinamool Congress and its accomplices are misusing the democratic
they have been hell bent to disrupt and jeopardise the democratic
Sabha elections, the Left Front in
general elections, the state suffered from a near unprecedented natural
calamity that affected both parts of
forgetting the cyclone-affected lakhs of people, the opposition parties
gesture filled with inhumanity, have stood as one in their self
�punishment� mode of the people.
fascist-like attacks are let loose by the opposition in
the semi-fascist terror of the 1970s when nearly 1200 workers of the
other Left parties were brutally murdered. Comrade Hemanta Kumar Basu,
of All India Forward Block and veteran freedom fighter and Comrade
Makity, a veteran CPI(M) state committee member were killed.
elections witnessed the defeat and debacle of the authoritarian
rule in our state. On the day the final outcome of the assembly
results were known, Comrade Promode Dasgupta and Jyoti Basu, issued
repeatedly to avoid any retaliation whatsoever.
Front at the helm of affairs, nowhere in the state has the opposition
been under attack or killed, or their houses set on fire, or their
offices demolished or burnt. It is in the Left Front�s period that the
opposition has been honoured and protected. The democratic rights of
were restored after the anti-Left forces were voted out of power.
has been allowed this time around by the leaders of the opposition in
state. They would mutter the word �peace� but they, including even the
and MPs are inciting their followers, armed with illegal weapons, and
instigating for violence without any provocation. A TMC MP has issued
in Khejuri (a place within the constituency of a present union
Purba Mednipur district that nobody would be allowed to remain to hold
the Red Flag. Hundreds of the Left Front workers are compelled to leave
Party offices are burnt down or destroyed there and women are
and the �Maoist� extremists have been attacking police personnel and
stations on the anarchic plea of �police boycott�. They are conspiring
cripple the rule of law at gun point.
like to submit that so fare 53 of our comrades, 51 of the CPI(M) and 2
have been killed by the opposition backed hoodlums from the day of Lok
election notification on March 2, 2009. Our comrades are being killed
day. Thousands of our Party comrades and many others are forced to
�Maoist� gunmen have already occupied Lalgarh in Paschim Medinipur
attempting to expand their area of action. The Maoists have openly
their intention to kill the
unfortunate that a section of the corporate media is found gleeful in
shamelessly supporting the attacks and the killings and the arson and
brigandage. An ugly attempt is essayed by them to pass of as �popular
the planned assaults on the people. Leave apart the history of the
the years. The media here would not even stop to recall the experience
themselves suffered from in Bengal under the Congress rule. The section
media that were over-joyous at the destruction of democracy in 1972,
subsequently had to undergo a humiliating experience of having to spend
�prime time� behind bars during the black days of emergency.
will not bow down before aggression under any circumstances. May how
be lost, how many damages we have to incur, we will stand solidly
people and fight for defending the democratic and human rights.
unequivocal terms the terror-tactics of the TMC and its accomplices. We
happy to note that people from all walks of life have come out in
against them. We also welcome the measures taken by the state
contain violence perpetrated by the opposition.
demand that union
ministers representing the TMC in particular, are refrained from giving
indulgence in violence in West Bengal.
you to please apply your good offices for restraining those opposition
who are indulging in violence in contrary to democratic practices and
necessary cooperation to the state government in all possible ways for
protection of life, property and democratic rights of the people.