(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
April 11, 2010
LEFT PARTIES’ JAIL BHARO
More Than 25 Lakh Participate
The four Left parties – Communist
THE Left parties
lakhs of people who participated in the mass picketing and court arrest
programme all over the country. They
were responding to the call of the Left parties on demands pertaining
rise, land, employment and the violence against the Left in
From the reports received so far, more than 25 lakh (2.5 million) people participated in the mass picketing and court arrest programme.
Kerala: Over 5 lakh people participated in the mass picketing programme in the district centres in front of Central Government offices. Major mobilizations were witnessed in the districts of Kannur, Ernakulam, Alappuzha, Palakkad, Kollam and Trvandrum where around 50000 people participated in each of the protest centres.
Tripura: Over 1.5 lakh people participated in mass picketing and courted arrest in 55 centres across Tripura.
Andhra Pradesh: 1 lakh people participated in the picketing in different district centres, of which more than 40000 were arrested.
Tamil Nadu: Around 1 lakh people courted arrest across all the districts of the State.
people participated in protest actions across
Jharkhand: Around 30000 people participated in picketing and courted arrest.
Madhya Pradesh: Over 25000 people courted arrest in 35 district centres.
Uttar Pradesh: Incomplete reports show that more than 20000 people courted arrest across the State.
Karnataka: 15000 people participated in protests across the State and 8000 people were arrested.
Orissa: Around 15000 people were arrested from 30 centres of the state.
Rajasthan: 6500 people courted arrest in different district centres.
Himachal Pradesh: Over 6000 people courted arrest across the state.
Haryana: Over 4000 people courted arrest across the state.
Puducherry: Over 2200 people participated in picketing in Puducherry, where police lathi charged the protestors injuring over 30 people.
Reports from other states are still coming in.