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Milk producers strike

THE milk producers are on a struggle since last 3 months in Himachal Pradesh.  Under the banner of Himachal Kisan Sabha (HKS) - an affiliate of AIKS, this movement is being led. This is fought in 6 blocks of the state that produce largest quantity of milk. More than 1 lakh litres of milk is produced in these 6 blocks. The milk is sold to the state milk federation through the milk producing societies which buys directly from the milk producers.

WEST BENGAL: Reaching Villages for Jail Bharo

IT  is a multifaceted  challenge undertaken against the hegemony of  middlemen, mill owners, anti-farmer  state and central government policies and ruling party’s  apathetic attitude, distress sale and  farmer suicides. In a first of its sorts after its recent formation a year back, the  West Bengal state unit of  All India Agricultural Workers Union  (AIAWU) has decided to reach  to  more than 11,000 villages throughout  the state within a fortnight, taking the call of jail bharo programme on August 9, called by the  AIKS  on the plight of the farmers.  Trade Unions have decided to join in

Protest against Central Govt’s Betrayal in According SCS to AP

AT the call of the CPI(M) and CPI, people of Andhra Pradesh took up protest actions on July 23 against the Modi government for not according Special Category Status and failure in fulfilling the promises made to the state during bifurcation. Protest rallies, rasta rokos, dharnas and other protests were conducted throughout  the state. State leaders of the two parties attended in various centres and exposed the BJP leadership in betraying the people of AP.

CPI(M) Delegation Visits Alwar Lynching Victim’s Family

A DELEGATION of CPI(M) led by Nilotpal Basu, Polit Bureau member and ex MP and Haryana secretary Surender Singh visited Firozpur Jhirka and village Kolgaon on July 22 to meet the family of lynching victim Akbar Khan alias Rakbar Khan by a vigilante group on the intervening night of July 20-21 in Ramgarh (Alwar) Rajasthan.

The delegation noted that this lynching is particularly shocking as it comes within days of the stinging Supreme Court judgment over vigilante crimes and such groups taking upon themselves the functions of law enforcement, based on self-declared allegations.

TAMIL NADU: CPI(M) Plans for a Padayatra “My land – My Right”

SINCE May 22 which has become a black day for the people of Tamil Nadu, following  the brutal killing of 13 innocent protestors against the “all powerful” Sterlite Industries, a unit of Vedanta Group, the state police has started defending its ‘stooge behaviour’ across the state. It has unleashed a reign of terror among the people of Tuticorin through a series of raids and arrests upon the people, completely disregarding the rule of law along the way.

MAHARASHTRA: Huge Mobilisations Planned for Aug 9 Jail Bharo Stir & Sept 5 Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally

THE AIKS and CITU in Maharashtra will mobilise over one lakh peasants and workers in the nationwide jail bharo struggle on August 9; over 3,000 women in the AIDWA central rally in Delhi on September 4 and over 10,000 people in the Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally organised jointly by the CITU-AIKS-AIAWU in Delhi on September 5. On September 30, the DYFI and SFI will take the lead to mobilise broad sections of the people to make human chains on the burning issues of employment and education in every district of the state.

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