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AIDWA State Conferences

Rajasthan

THE 11th state conference of Rajasthan AIDWA was held on August 27-28 at Hanumangarh. A public meeting was held before the conference which was addressed by Mariam Dhawale and other leaders of AIDWA. Mariam also inaugurated the conference. She castigated the Modi government for being anti-people and particularly anti-women. She spoke about growing unemployment, price rise etc., and called upon the women to build strong movement and organisation.

Brahmagiri’s Kerala Chicken Project-Modern Co-operative Farming

THE last six month’s experience of ‘Kerala Chicken Project’(KCP) launched by the Left and Democratic Front(LDF) government of Kerala illustrates the significance of alternative model of agrarian development that could support the peasantry in their struggle to overcome the intense, countrywide agrarian crisis.  This particular project enables peasants as well as consumers in modernising agriculture; establish the collective ownership of the peasantry over agro-based industries and marketing.

‘Hatred and Discrimination Free India’

OCTOBER 2, 2019 marks the 150th birthday of the ‘father of the nation’, Mahatma Gandhi. It is also 45th anniversary of ICDS since it was launched on the day in 1975.

The All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWH) has launched an yearlong campaign from October 2, 2019 against communal hatred, mob violence and caste and gender discrimination with a slogan- “For real development and freedom; against hate and discrimination; for Harmony and Equality.”

Haryana Vidhan Sabha Elections Defeat BJP, elect Left Candidates

THE Haryana state assembly elections for 90 constituencies will take place on October 21. Both the CPI and the CPI(M) are contesting seven seats each. The CPI(M) has announced the following candidates:

Jagtar Singh-Tohana(Fatehabad); Suresh Kumar-Adampur(Hisar); Ram Mehar-Bawani Khera-SC(Bhivani); Ramesh Chandra-Julana(Jind); Satyawan-Kalaayat(Kaithal); kamlesh Lahli-Kalaanaur SC(Rohtak); Virender Dangwal-NIT(Faridabad).

ASSAM: AIDWA Holds its Eleventh State Conference

The 11th state conference of AIDWA, Assam was held from September 21-23, at Rangia, Kamrup, the historical place of mass movements. On this occasion, a public meeting was held on the 21st at the Eidgah Maidan. Around two thousand men and women participated in the public meeting which was presided over by Seema Biswas. The meeting started with a song by IPTA, Rangia. The purpose of the meeting was narrated by the state secretary, Niyati Barman.

Himachal Pradesh: Apple Producers to Protest on October 16

THE Himachal Kissan  Sabha an affiliate of the AIKS has decided to hold a strong protest demonstration on October 16 at Narkanda in Shimla district. The reasons for the protest are; (a) against the loot of the fruit commission agents who have not paid money to the apple growers of the region and (b) against the inept government of the state for not intervening in the market because of which the apple producers are forced for distress sale. People from adjoining places like Rampur, Nankhari, Kotgarh, Kumarsain, Nirmand, Ani, Karsog etc., shall participate in this demonstration.

MADHYA PRADESH: The Killing of Two Dalit Children

MORE than ten days had elapsed since the gruesome murder of two dalit children, Roshni (12) and Avinash (10) of the Balmiki community when the CPI(M) took out a rally October 5, demanding justice for their families. Since there is no Party unit in the district, comrades from Gwalior spent days here mobilising local people for the rally.  Many from Gwalior, especially AIDWA members also participated.

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