(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
October 31, 2010
Adivasi Youth Killed in Police Firing
THE Karnataka state committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has sharply condemned the killing of an adivasi youth in police firing. According to a statement issued by the party from Bangalore on October 23, it was the police firing in a forest in H D Kote taluk of Mysore district that took the life of Raju, an innocent adivasi youth.
19, Raju and his friends, named
At the initiative of the CPI(M), the Forum for the Rights of Adivasi and Tribal People held a powerful protest demonstration before the taluk office in Heggada Devana Kote immediately after this dastardly murder.
Hundreds of tribal people participated in the protest along with Thimmaiah Penjalli and B M Shivanna, president and secretary respectively of the Forum for the Rights of Adivasi and Tribal People.
the largely attended protest demonstration, CPI(M) state committee
member and Forum leader
compensation of Rs 5 lakh to Rajuís family. It also demanded stringent
against the police officials who caused the unwarranted firing leading
to the death
of an innocent youth. (