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Human Chains in West Bengal

HUMAN chains were organised throughout West Bengal on August 15 with the call of defending secular democracy. In Kolkata, and most of the districts, human chain was observed for 10 minutes from 11am. An oath was read in thousand voices.

In Kolkata, a five km long chain was organised in central part of the city- from Subodh Mullick square to Park Circus. Thousands of people, along with Left leaders participated in this chain. CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, Left Front chairman Biman Basu, CPI(M) state secretary Surjyakanta Misra participated in this chain.

KERALA: Jaitley's visit Maligns the State and the Party

IN a concerted attempt against Kerala, senior BJP leader and finance minister Arun Jaitley visited the state capital Thiruvananthapuram on August 6, and spread out falsehoods against the Kerala government and the CPI(M). In order to malign Kerala and its achievements for many decades, the BJP rallied RSS affiliated journalists from national media to Kerala to cover the minister’s programme. He visited the relatives of an RSS activist who was killed in a gang attack at Srikaryam in Thiruvananthapuram. BJP politicised this killing and tried to attack the CPI(M) workers during the last week.

TAMIL NADU: Comrade R Muthu Sundaram

THE death of Com R Muthu Sundaram, veteran leader of the state government employees’  movement on August 29 was condoled by lakhs of government employees, teachers and other working class sections not only in Tamil Nadu, but also across India.

Com Muthu Sundaram worked steadfastly for the welfare of the government  employees  and working class of Tamil Nadu and later extended it to all over India.

Rally in Delhi for Passage of Women’s Reservation Bill

ON July 27, 2017, over eight hundred women enthusiastically marched from Mandi House to Parliament Street in New Delhi, demanding the passage of the long pending Women's Reservation Bill (WRB) in the monsoon session of parliament​. Several women’s organisations participated in this protest.

Women came not only from Delhi but also from the rural areas of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Women marched shouting slogans, holding colourful banners, buntings and placards. The police stopped the march at the barricades at Parliament Street.

Rally in Delhi for Passage of Women’s Reservation Bill

ON July 27, 2017, over eight hundred women enthusiastically marched from Mandi House to Parliament Street in New Delhi, demanding the passage of the long pending Women's Reservation Bill (WRB) in the monsoon session of parliament​. Several women’s organisations participated in this protest.

Women came not only from Delhi but also from the rural areas of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Women marched shouting slogans, holding colourful banners, buntings and placards. The police stopped the march at the barricades at Parliament Street.

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