(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 10, 2011
CPI(M) to Work for Third Platform
at its office in
CPI(M) is of the opinion that the discontent and anguish of the people
the UPA-2 government at the centre and the
Akali-BJP coalition government in
The CPI(M) state committee also stressed that the CPI(M) and CPI must further intensify their joint initiative and efforts in contacting the leadership of the like-minded parties so that a third, secular platform is built at the earliest and the people’s earnest desire for a positive change and for defeating the Akali-BJP combine and the Congress is fulfilled.
The state committee has also decided to hold its 20th state conference at Sangrur on December 18, 19 and 20, 2011. A state level mass rally will be held on the opening day.
The state committee strongly condemned the cruel blow delivered by the Manmohan Singh government to the people by increasing the prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas. It demanded that these hikes must be rolled back, and urged upon all its units to continue with their protest actions.
another resolution, the state committee condemned the attacks on
liberties and democratic rights in
The state committee chalked out a programme of joint campaign of the Left parties against corruption from July 15 to 21, in which picketings, rallies and demonstrations will be held in front of the central government offices. The campaign will demand the passage of an effective Lokpal legislation, constitution of a National Judicial Commission in order to curb corruption in the judiciary, implementation of electoral reforms, unearthing of the black money and repatriation of the Indian money illegally stashed abroad.
At the outset, the state committee mourned the death of Comrade Arjan Dass Anjan, a veteran and militant leader of the abadkaars.