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Tripura Assembly Bypoll: CPI(M) Candidate Wins by Huge Margin

LEFT Front-backed CPI(M) candidate Prabhat Chowdhury won the Manu (ST) assembly by-election by a decisive margin of nearly 16,000 votes. This is the biggest ever margin in the electoral history of this assembly segment. Except Congress candidate who narrowly saved his deposit, all the opposition candidates lost their deposits. The by-election to the constituency was necessitated after Jitendra Chowdhury vacated the seat following his election to the Lok Sabha.

CPI(M) 21st Congress From April 14-19, 2015

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) met in New Delhi from September 10 to 12, 2014. It has issued the following statement on September 12.

J&K
Floods

The Polit Bureau expressed its deep concern at the severe and widespread floods which have affected Jammu & Kashmir. The floods have resulted in the loss of hundreds of lives, widespread destruction of property and displacement of lakhs of people from their homes.

Raise Voice against Govt Move to Disinvest FCI

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has raised some points, in Parliament on June 19 regarding the Food Corporation of India (FCI), that are not in the interests of our people as well as for the employees. The Food Corporation of India was started in 1965 for proper distribution of food grains to the people of our country, especially those living in rural areas. Since then FCI was engaged in food distribution. Our country is very vast and all provinces are not equally agriculture producing state.

On CBI Director’s Meetings

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on September 4.

THE reports of the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha meeting a number of persons who were being investigated by the agency at his residence, raises disturbing questions. Some persons were charge-sheeted by the agency and some have dubious antecedents. It is highly improper and irregular for the head of the premier investigating agency to be meeting such persons and that too at his residence.

Contribute Generously to Flood Relief Fund

THE CPI(M) on September 8, has called upon all its units to immediately collect money to provide relief to the people of Jammu & Kashmir affected by the massive floods in the state.

The floods have caused widespread havoc in the entire state. As per reports available, till now, around 150 people have been killed in the floods. Thousands have been marooned as entire villages in many places stand submerged. Even the capital of Srinagar has been affected with around 30 percent of its area being flooded. An estimated ten lakh people have been affected in Jammu division.

CPI(M) Pune Office Attacked By RSS Hoodlums

AT around 2.30 pm on September 2, a gang of around 15-20 hoodlums attacked the CPI(M) and CITU office at Narayan Peth in Pune city. They damaged the furniture, tore up papers related to the ongoing struggle of unorganised workers and threatened the handful of Party activists who were in the office at the time. They said that this attack was in retaliation to the murder of an RSS activist in Kannur in Kerala the previous day.

Bipan Chandra

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on August 1.

THE Polit Bureau expressed its grief at the passing away of Prof. Bipan Chandra, prominent historian and intellectual. Bipan Chandra made a big contribution to the writing of modern Indian history with his books on economic nationalism and the national movement. The text books that he authored provided the basis for the teaching of modern Indian history in the school curriculum.

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