Initiate Action against the PM

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has written a letter to the chief election commissioner Sunil Arora on May 12, 2019, seeking initiation of action against the prime minister, Narendra Modi for making outrageous claims with regard to the Balakot air strikes. Below we publish the full text of the letter.

Misuse of Official Machinery

SITARAM Yechury, general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has written to Sunil Arora, chief election commissioner, Election Commission of India on May 1, on the misuse of official machinery by the prime minister for electoral purposes.  Below we publish the text of the letter:

Across the country, there is a growing concern about the manner in which the Election Commission of India is dealing with the complaints regarding the gross violation of the model code of conduct by Narendra Modi. 

MAHARASHTRA: Police Issue Externment Orders To CITU Leader Ahead of Elections

THE Maharashtra police, on April 17, has issued externment orders to CITU state leader Dr Dhondi Ram Limbaji Karad, that prevents him from entering three districts in the state including Nasik, Thane and Ahmednagar, ahead of elections. Calling the action “utterly vindictive”, Tapan Sen, general secretary of CITU wrote to the state chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, on April 18, seeking immediate intervention and repealment of the orders.

On Violation of EC’s Guidelines by PM

CPI(M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury has written to the chief election commissioner, Sunil Arora on April 22, regarding the violation of the ECI’s guidelines by the prime minister and against invoking the armed forces for electoral benefit by political parties.


The Election Commission had issued clear guidelines on how matters of national security, actions of the Indian Armed Forces were not to be used as fodder for election speeches by the ruling party. These were reiterated by the commission after the announcement of general elections as well.


Stop Poll Atmosphere from Being Vitiated

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Nilotpal Basu, has written to the chief election commissioner, Election Commission of India on April 9, regarding certain brazen violations of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by the prime minister, Narendra Modi and by the cabinet minister of Assam, Himanta Biswas Sharma. Modi is also violating the specific direction of the Election Commission to refrain from invoking the armed forces for seeking votes.


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