(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
October 18, 2009
Impressive Election Rally in Solapur
CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury attacked the Congress party and the Manmohan Singh government for looking the other side even as an important component of its government, Trinamool Congress, continues to actively encourage the Maoists in West Bengal.
Addressing an impressive election rally in Solapur city on October 9, 2009 in favour of CPI(M) candidate and sitting MLA from Solapur central constituency, Narsayya Adam Master, he made this attack. “The prime minister keeps saying that Maoists are a grave threat to the nation. But in his own cabinet, there are ministers who are actively aiding these forces. Is this not desh droh?”, he questioned rhetorically.
Kumar Shinde, whose daughter Praniti Shinde is contesting against the
candidate here, had termed the CPI(M) desh drohi in a press
yesterday saying it is the same ideology as that of Maoists. Referring
Yechury made the above comments. He said it is only the CPI(M) that is
politically fighting the Maoists in
Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar in his speech hit out at the Congress-NCP government for its pro-rich policies and neglect of agriculture, without which no development is possible.
member Mohd Salim lambasted the bourgeoisie parties for making a
democracy and elections by roping in film stars, resorting to
money, liquor etc. He said both the NCP-Congress and the BJP-Shiv Sena
looting the people in turns and that time has come for the people of
CPI(M) state secretary Ashok Dhawale, Party candidate Narsayya Adam Master, district leaders of RPI, Samajwadi Party and others also spoke in the meeting. Workers of Solapur turned out in big numbers for the meeting.