The martyrdom day of labour leader and one of the founders of the CPI (ML) in Chhattisgarh Com Darasram Sahu was observed in Lal Khadan (Bilaspur district) on 6 May 2017. A meeting was held which began with flag hoisting, garlanding of Com Darasram’s statue and 2 minutes’ silence in his memory. The memorial meeting was addressed by CPI (ML) State Secretary Com Brijendra Tiwari and leaders from CPI and CPI (M). The proceedings were conducted by Com Lalan Ram. Family members of martyred Com Darasram also participated in the meeting. The meeting passed a resolution to work for fulfilling Com Darasram’s dreams. Speakers addressing the meeting stressed on increasing people’s initiatives on issues like the anti-people policies of the Modi government at the Centre and the Raman Singh government in the State and repression of democratic forces.