People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 46

November 13, 2011


Contribution to Bengal Solidarity Fund


BY November 3, 2011, the contribution of the CPI(M) and the mass organisations in Maharashtra to the West Bengal Solidarity Fund had crossed the figure of Rs 8.50 lakh. The first instalment of Rs 6.58 lakh had been handed over in the state party class on July 24, 2011 to CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury. The list of contributors was published in these columns. Some amounts were subsequently sent directly to the CPI(M) West Bengal state committee. The remaining amount will be handed over during the Central Committee meeting of the party. Some major contributions in the second instalment from Maharashtra are: CPI(M) Nagpur district committee Rs 50,000; Amravati district committee Rs 25,000; Mumbai Shramik Sangh (CITU), Bhandup Rs 25,000; CPI(M)/CITU Aurangabad district committee Rs 10,000; CPI(M)/CITU Pune district committee Rs 10,000. As per the decision of the CPI(M) Maharashtra state committee, almost all districts in the state have contributed their mite to the Bengal Solidarity Fund.