People's Democracy

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


No. 41

October 11, 2009

CPI(M) Central Leaders Campaign In Maharashtra


AS the campaign for Maharashtra state assembly polls entered the last phase, a series of election rallies were held in which the central leaders of the CPI(M) participated. Party general secretary Prakash Karat addressed meetings in Andheri East, Mumbai on October 4. The next day he along with another Polit Bureau member M K Pandhe took meetings in the working class areas of Solapur on October 5 and Icharkaranji in Kolhapur district on October 6. On the same day, Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury addressed rallies in Shahpur, Thane district, Iggatpuri, Dindori and Nashik city in Nashik district. He also spoke in Akole in Ahmed Nagar district and Andheri East, Mumbai on October 8.


Tripura chief minister and Polit Bureau member Manik Sarkar began his programme from Mumbai where he addressed a rally in Andheri East along with Central Committee member Mohd Salim. He also spoke in a big rally in Kalwal in Nashik district from where CPI(M) sitting MLA J P Gavit is seeking re-election. He also addressed a rally in Nashik city on the same day.


Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat addressed rallies in Pune on October 3, Iggatpuri and Nashik city on  October 4, Ramtek in Nagpur district and Devri in Wardha district on October 7. The next day she spoke in Kinwat in Nanded district. Central Committee member Subhashini Ali addressed rallies in Sholapur and Parbhani on October 6.