HIMACHAL PRADESH: Relief amidst Lockdown

THE working people, especially those engaged in the informal sector in Himachal Pradesh, like in many other states, have had to pass through a tough time during the period of lockdown. The main sufferers have been outsourced workers in government departments, casual workers, part-time workers, MNREGA workers, and workers engaged in construction activities, domestic helps and hotel workers, workers engaged in lifting of garbage and cleaning sewage, porters, hawkers, street vendors and many others. The worst affected during the lockdown, however, are the construction and MNREGA workers.

Bihar: Protest for Ration in the State

SHIMMERING discontent among the daily wage earners, poor people, transport workers, and unorganised sector workers, rural peasants and agriculture workers came to the fore as they responded in a big way at the call of CITU, AIKS, AIAWU, AIDWA, SFI, DYFI and raised the collective war cry,  ‘provide  ration instead of speeches’. The slogan reverberated all across Bihar on April 21.

MAHARASHTRA: CPI(M) Condemns Palghar Mob Lynching

THE CPI(M) Maharashtra state committee strongly condemns the shocking incident of mob lynching that took place on April 16 night in the remote village of Gadachinchle in Dahanu tehsil of Palghar district. Three persons were killed, and two of them were sadhus who were proceeding from Mumbai to Surat. It demands stringent action against those proved guilty and a thorough inquiry into the incident.

Lockdown Report from Delhi

THE CPI(M) Delhi state committee, CITU, JMS, DYFI, SFI and other mass organisations, have  reacted to the demands of migrant as well as other workers amidst the lockout due to Covid-19 pandemic. The announcement of the lockdown without any ameliorative measures saw mass migrations of workers to neighbouring states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and even distant states like Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.


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