(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of
June 03, 2012
UPA Govt Must Heed
The Left parties – Communist Party of India
(Marxist), Communist Party of India,
Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party – have issued
statement on May 31, 2012.
THE people of India
have registered a strong protest against the steep hike in the
price of petrol.
At the call of the Left parties, there have been
rasta and rail roko in all the states.
At the call of the
Left parties and
other opposition parties, there was a bandh in Andhra
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra
In Tripura, at the call of the Left Front, there was a
total hartal. In
Kerala where a hartal was held the next day of the hike, a
march to Raj Bhawan
in Thiruvananthapuram and dharnas in all assembly
organised. In West Bengal,
the Left Front
organised protest marches all over the state.
In Tamilnadu, at the
call of the
Left parties, hartal was observed in Coimbatore,
Tiruppur and Kanyakumari.
There were demonstrations and picketing in other places.
Haryana, Punjab and Himachal
there were protest demonstrations. In Delhi,
there was rasta roko held in various
places and the national leaders of the Left parties courted
arrest at the Delhi
The UPA government
should heed these
popular protests and rollback the price increase forthwith.