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TAMIL NADU: Massive Response to Citizenship Protection Conference

More than 15,000 people attended the ‘Citizenship Protection Conference’ organised by the Tamil Nadu Platform for People's Unity, an anti-communal platform, in Chennai on February 26. The conference demanded the central government to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) and also sought the state government not to implement the discriminatory Act.

Giving Life through LIFE Mission

SHELTER is one of the most basic needs of human beings along with food and clothing. In the run up to the Kerala state assembly elections in 2016, the LDF had announced that we will undertake a comprehensive housing programme to do away with homelessness in the state. Subsequently, when we assumed office, most of the people who came to the CM's office raised the issue of housing. Homeless, landless, those with incomplete houses, those living on government poramboke and so on raised their concerns.

J&K: CITU district conference held

ON March 1, district conference of CITU Jammu was held today in the auditorium of Gurjar Desh Charitable Trust, Jammu under the chairmanship of SP Kesar, senior leader of CITU.

Delegate from various unions like ASHA worker, construction worker, LIC, NHPC, railway, BRO, rehri-phari, and industry etc., participated in the conference.

A Report on the Delhi Solidarity Relief & Rehabilitation Committee

THE communal violence has led to tragic loss of lives, extensive destruction of livelihoods, homes and property. The areas where the violence took place have a large population comprising unorganised workers, working class and lower middle class households of both communities. Thousands have become victims of the violence in different ways and suffering and distress are widespread. Urgent steps are required to provide relief, rehabilitation and legal aid for the distressed people.

WEST BENGAL: Shah Faces Strong Protest in Kolkata

UNION home minister, Amit Shah faced strong protest in his visit to Kolkata on  March 1. Thousands of protestors came out in the street to shout him “Go back Amit Shah”, holding him responsible for planned violence in Delhi. As Shah landed in airport, protests began then and there. Hundreds rallied outside the gates of airport with black flags, black balloons and poster. CPI(M) and Left mass organisations took the lead in the demonstration. All the way to city, Shah had to witness protests in street corners.

AIAWU Slams Centre for Meagre Budget Allocations to Agrarian Sector

THE central working committee of the All India Agricultural Workers Union (AIAWU) said that the union budget 2020-21 is pro-corporate and anti-people. In a two-day meeting held in Delhi from February 19, the committee discussed various issues concerning the agrarian sector including methods to strengthen the public distribution system, efficient implementation of central flagship and other welfare schemes and passed resolution against the decision of the Supreme Court on reservations for SC/ST/OBCs in government jobs and promotions.

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