(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
May 20, 2012
LEFT CONVENTION IN
Call to Unitedly Fight Pro-Feudal NDA Regime
SEVERAL Left parties in Bihar, viz the CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML), RSP, Forward Bloc and SUCI(Communist), have given a united call to fight against the naked pro-feudal and neo-liberal policies being pursued by the JD(U)-BJP combine in Bihar. These Left parties also said the ruling combine is protecting the murderers and perpetrators of other heinous crimes against the poorest of the poor and also against political workers, particularly those of the Left parties, who have been in the forefront of fight against feudal oppression and against the loot of government money that was meant for the poor and the downtrodden, dalits and mahadalits.
Left parties’ call
came from a state level convention, held in the Junior
connection with the
crime situation in
The convention pointed out that the murderers of two CPI(M) activists, namely Surendra Yadav of Samastipur (Dalsing Sarai) and Yogenda Sah of Madhepura, of the CPI(ML) activist Bhaiya Ram Yadav and of the RJD’s Mukhia Chhotu Singh are still roaming freely, with the open support of the NDA regime.
workers of the
opposition parties gathered in
spate of crimes that
have engulfed Bihar in recent times, and particularly those
children and the most vulnerable sections of society like
dalits and mahadalits
etc, has sent shock waves all across the state. Gang wars
among real estate
businessmen have erupted in a big way in and around
Listing all these incidents as well as detailing the callousness of the government towards land reforms and implementation of pro-poor policies, the said Left parties demanded the following:
1) The Bathani Tola carnage case should be pursued in the apex court in all seriousness and with the political will which it demands.
2) Ranbeer Sena leader Bhrahmeshwar Mukhia must be put behind the bar and must not be allowed to propagate his venomous ideas.
3) Criminals of political murders like those of Surendra Yadav, Yogendra Sah, Bhaiya Ram Yadav and Chhotu Singh should be brought to book and meted out exemplary punishments.
Those arrested during the
protest movement in
said Left parties have
decided to unitedly stage statewide mass dharnas before the
The main resolution was moved by CPI(ML) state secretary Kunal who made a scathing attack on the NDA regime which is nakedly protecting the feudal forces and encouraging them to attack the poor and downtrodden of the state.
resolution and addressing the gathering, CPI(M) state
secretary Vijay Kant
Thakur characterised the present regime in Bihar as pro-feudal
and cited the
example of Dr Rajendra Prasad who came to the rescue of
landlords of Bihar when
Echoing the sentiment, CPI(M) state secretariat member Ramdeo Verma characterised the Nitish government as pro-feudal and subservient to the interest of the exploiting classes who are the backbone of this government. He made an appeal for unitedly mobilising the masses and fighting this anti-people government.
Badri Narayan Lal of the CPI, America Mahto of the Forward Bloc and Arun Singh of the SUCI (Communist) also addressed the convention, calling for Left unity in order to carry forward the movement unitedly.
Non-gazetted employees’ leader Manjul Kumar Das, intellectuals N K Chowdhary and S Bharati Kumar, Arun Kumar Mishra of the CPI(M) and other leaders of the CPI(M), CPI(ML), SUCI(C), RSP and Forward Bloc also spoke on the occasion.
The convention was presided over by a five-member presidium consisting of Sarangdhar Paswan (CPI-M), Bijay Mishra (CPI), K D Yadav (CPI-ML), America Mahto (FB) and Sheo Prasad (SUCI-C).