Actions of Sikar Police Condemned

EXPRESSING strong protest and condemnation of the actions of the Sikar police on August 28, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has written a letter to Ashok Gehlot, chief minister of Rajasthan on August 30.  In an unprecedented action, hordes of uniformed policemen illegally entered the office of the CPI(M), arrested former MLAs and CPI(M) leaders Amra Ram and Pema Ram and dragged out scores of others who were in the office. Subsequently, while Amra Ram was released, Pema Ram was taken into custody and had to apply for bail which was granted to him the following day in court.

Discriminatory Attitude

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, Brinda Karat has written a letter to Hardeep Puri, minister for urban development, on August 16, demanding that the demolished Guru Ravidas temple is rebuilt and the samadhis are restored in their original place. Below we publish the text of the letter:

Take Action against Hateful Content on Social Media

BRINDA Karat, CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, has written letters to Amit Shah, minister for home affairs, and to the Delhi police seeking action against those who posted hateful content against certain communities, on YouTube, Whatsapp and other social media platforms.

Sharing internet links of the hateful posts, Brinda Karat in her letter to the home minister, said that a number of videos are circulating on the YouTube channel and in Whatsapp groups which are clearly designed to incite communal hatred, violence and acts of terror against one specific community by another community.

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.



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