Struggle

PUNJAB: Anganwadi Mulajam Union observes International Women Day

AT the call of the Anganwadi Mulajam Union, Punjab CITU, a colourful public rally was held at Sirhand in Fatehgarh Sahib district on March 8. The state office of Anganwadi Mulajam Union, Punjab was inaugurated in Sirhand, a short distance from the capital Chandigarh on March 8, 2017 on the occasion of the International Women's Day. This is the first building owned by any union of anganwadi employees affiliated to All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWH).

Jaipur Kooch Celebrates Farmers Victory

THOUSANDS of farmers participated in Jaipur Kooch (march to Jaipur) on March 2, at the call of the Rajasthan state committee of the All India Kisan Sabha, which is a continuation of sustained ongoing struggle for the last six months against hike in electricity rates and other demands in the state. Groups of the farmers began to arrive at Vidyadhar Nagar Stadium in Jaipur from early morning, which continued till afternoon.

Kisans Hold Massive Rally before Parliament

THE march to parliament of the peasants and agricultural workers on February 24, 2016 under the banner of Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan (Movement for Land Rights) has been impressive and highly relevant politically. The involvement of the large sections of the peasant women folk is an indication that the movement has grown deep into the rural base of the country and the peasantry is rising up with determination to fight the unprecedented and acute agrarian crisis imposed upon them by the ruling classes.

Militant Demonstrations against Attack on Students And Raid on CPI(M) office

HUNDREDS of activists of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) held a militant protest demonstration in front of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in Shimla on March 31, 2015. Similar such protests were held throughout the state, right from Poanta Sahib in the eastern part of the state to Chamba and from Kinnaur to Una. Huge demonstrations were held in Mandi, Kullu, Hamirpur, Solan,Nahan,Una, Kangra, Dharamshala, Baijnath, Joginder Nagar and several other  Tehsil headquarters.

HIMACHAL PRADESH: CPI(M) Condemns Congress Govt’s Attack on its Office

THE Himachal Pradesh State Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in a press statement issued on March 19 has strongly condemned the brutal lathicharge on the protesting students at Vidhan Sabha chowk, which was followed by an attack on CPI(M) office which was ransacked and the leadership of the Party was mercilessly beaten up. The leaders were dragged and given harsh beating inside the office and were taken to Boileauganj police station. Even there they were not spared and each one of them was separately beaten up in a room while the lights were switched off.

KERALA: Murder of Democracy and Assault on Women MLAs

THE  heinous manner in which the UDF government in Kerala sought to crush the protest of  the LDF against  K M Mani  who faces bribery charges in connection with the bar license row,  led to a series of unruly scenes  in the  assembly.  This, in turn, culminated in the undemocratic and arbitrary suspension of five LDF MLAs by the speaker, blatantly siding with the ruling front.

 

HIGH HANDEDNESS

OF THE UDF GOVT

Brutal Lathicharge on Anganwadi Workers

THE anganwadi workers and helpers were brutally  lathicharged , tear gas and water cannons were used to disperse thousands of workers who were agitating on their demands  in Chandigarh on March 11, 2015. The Anganwadi Workers Union Punjab (CITU) organised a massive rally in front of the office of director, social welfare department. The workers were marching in a procession to submit a memorandum when the Chandigarh police resorted to lathicharge on the workers. Many workers got seriously injured.

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