(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 24, 2011
Left Parties’ Dharna Against
Corruption & Price Rise
THE four Left Parties
dharna against corruption and price rise at Jantar Mantar,
CPI(M) Polit Bureau member
Yechury pointed out that the corruption we are seeing today is not some
corruption due to deterioration of moral values. Corruption today is
with the neo-liberal economic policies being pursued by the ruling
today. Without fighting corruption it is not possible to build a new
CPI general secretary A B Bardhan said the UPA government was completely sunk in corruption and it has lost all credibility. The Left Parties want a comprehensive and effective Lokpal bill and not a toothless legislation. He appealed to the participants to be ready for bigger struggles in the future.
Abani Roy from the RSP called on the people to mobilise against corruption and price rise in greater numbers. He said that those who cannot provide relief to the common people have no right to remain in government.
Debbrata Biswas from the AIFB attacked the government for fueling price rise. He also said sustained struggles need to be built and anger of the people must be channelised into militant struggles.
CPI (M) Delhi state secretary P M S Grewal, Dinesh Varshney from the CPI, Asit Ganguly from RSP, and Dharmendra Kumar from AIFB also addressed the gathering.