(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
June 19, 2011
ongoing violence against the CPI(M) in
CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury stated this in Hyderabad on June 12 while releasing a CPI(M) Publications booklet titled Attack on Democratic Rights in West Bengal. He told how 12 CPI(M) cadre and leaders were killed since the assembly election results on May 13, taking the total number of killings of Left cadre to over 380 since the last Lok Sabha polls.
present violence has a parallel with the 1970s white terror and
democratic forces in the country must realise that democracy itself is
danger once again. The 1970s violence culminated in the imposition of
in the country, reminded Yechury. Today it is the Left that is under
tomorrow it could be all if the present authoritarian trends are
flourish, felt the CPI(M) leader. ďAll those who cherish democracy must
together to strengthen democracy by not allowing such violence to
asserted. In this context he welcomed the INTUCís all-India chief
letter to chief minister Mamata Banarjee asking her to stop the attacks
trade union offices in
Yechury also released a book brought out by Prajasakti Book House, The People's Marx, written by Julian Borchardt. He said that in the background of current global financial crisis, Marxism has become more relevant and is being read more widely. Such books would help in understanding the inherent crises of capitalism. Yechury felt the global financial crisis is deepening as is evident from the sharp fall in employment in US.
state secretariat member Y Venkateshwara Rao and Prajashakti Book House