ML Update

Jugaad Drivers’ Strike in Bhagalpur

AICCTU and the Jugaad Drivers’ Union in Bhagalpur held a protest demonstration and satyagraha on 8 May 2017 against the stopping of permits and licenses for jugaad vehicles and against police harassment of drivers. Hundreds of drivers participated in this protest held at the Bhagalpur district Collectorate. AICCTU state secretary ...

Women Students’ March in Garhwa

Women students of the Gurupat Primary Teachers’ Training College and the RKBS B.Ed. college in Garhwa, Jharkhand, held a protest march at the Garhwa district headquarters on 15 May 2017. Along with protesting against the cutting of funds for scholarships, the students raised several other demands. AISA leaders Divya Bharati, ...

CPI(ML), AICCTU Protest in Puducherry

On 19 May, CPI(ML) and AICCTU organized a massive Dharna in front of the Legislative assembly of Puducherry UT against the theanti labour attitude of the Congress government led by Chief Minister Narayanasamy. More than hundred CPI(ML) and AICCTU activists and workers participated in the Dharna. The main demands of ...

Kisan Mahasabha Dharna in Ranchi

The All India Kisan Mahasabha organized a dharna at the Raj Bhawan, Ranchi on 15 May 2017 in preparation for the 3rd AIKMS National Conference to be held on 9 and 10 June 2017 in Hazaribagh, for the rights of farmers, adivasis, dalits and Muslims over the ‘jal-jangal-jameen’ of Ranchi, ...

‘School on the Streets’ Campaign in Bhojpur

In continuation with the ongoing campaign demanding the right to education, Revolutionary Youth Association (RYA) and the All India Students’ Association (AISA) held open schools on the streets of Bhojpur in Bihar. The main demands of this movement have been provision of adequate infrastructure, adequate number of trained teachers and ...

Modi’s and Raje’s Deafening Silence Over Alwar Mob Lynching

Murderous attacks on Muslims by Hindutva mobs in the name of ‘cow protection’ – or other pretexts – have become grimly ‘normal’ in the past three years of Modi rule. A spate of statements by leaders of the BJP Government as well as a series of measures by BJP-led Governments ...

Obituary

Com. Prayag Vishwakarma Comrade Prayag Vishwakarma breathed his last at 12.30 in the night of 18 April at the age of 50. Com Prayag joined the Party after his matriculation in 1983 and started participating in local struggles. Due to his involvement in anti-feudal peasant struggle he had about half ...

Fishermen’s struggle in Guntur

The Fishermen of Seethanagaram village in Thadepalli Mandal of Guntur district are agitating against the government’s decision to force them to vacate the shore where they have been halting their boats for several years. They started their protest on April 18 and their agitation is being supported by the CPI ...

Against CNT-SPT Amendments and Corruption in Panchayats

The CPI (ML) held a dharna at the Gumla Block HQ on 15 April 2017 on a 10-point charter of demands including roll back of amendments to the CNT-SPT Act and ending the rampant corruption at Panchayat and Block levels. Addressing the dharna District Secretary Gajendra Singh said that the ...

False Cases Against Rasoiyas and Jalsahiyas in Godda

False cases have been registered against 12 named persons (many of them women) and 100 unnamed persons because they were protesting in front of the Collectorate for minimum wages and against corruption in the Education Department under the joint banners of Rasoiya-Sanyojika Sangh, Jalsahiya Jila Samiti, Home Guard Sangh, AIPWA, ...

Dharna for Mine Workers Demands in Lohardaga

The CPI (ML) organized a march at Kisko Block headquarters in Lohardaga district on 29 March 2017 with a 9- point charter of demands. The march culminated as a dharna. The following demands were made through the dharna: strict implementation of safety rules in the Hindalco mines; legal action against ...

Jharkhand Gramin Mazdoor Sabha Campaign

A Nukkad meeting was organized at Khairachatar under the banner of the Jharkhand Gramin Mazdoor Sabha to focus on the need to strengthen people’s power and defeat the criminal-politician-police. Recently a girl was raped in Harnad village in Kasmar block. When the matter gained prominence, the rapist was arrested but ...

Cancellation of Ration Cards in Bhagalpur

Left parties staged a joint dharna in front of the Bhagalpur District headquarters against the cancellation of poor people’s ration cards and the rampant loot and corruption in the distribution of ration and kerosene. CPI (ML), CPI, and SUCI (C) activists participated in the dharna presided over by Comrades Mukesh ...

AIKMS Campaign in Villupuram

A district level organising team of All India Kissan Maha Sabha (AIKMS) constituted in Villupuram decided to undertake a district wide propaganda campaign centring around peasants’ demands. As acute crisis engulfs the entire peasantry, several cases of suicides and shock deaths have also been reported in the district. There is ...

48th Foundation Day of CPI (ML) Observed

The 48th foundation day of CPI (ML) was observed on April 22 across states. The call issued by the Central Committee of the party was read out by comrades in various programmes. HARYANA: CPI (ML) activists organized a workshop on this occasion at the Karnal with a call to defeat ...

126th Ambedkar Jayanti Observed

The CPI (ML) had called for a campaign from 23 March (Bhagat Singh’s martyrdom day) to 14 April (Ambedkar Jayanti) against the increasing dangers of communal fascism, widespread attacks on dalits and minorities, exclusion of the poor and marginalized from the fields of education and employment, suppression of dissent and ...
CPI(ML) Commemorates 50 Years of Naxalbari

CPI(ML) Commemorates 50 Years of Naxalbari

On the occasion of 50th Anniversary of the great peasants uprising in Naxalbari, Siliguri town turned into a red sea of activists waving flags and banners on 25 May 2017. Thousands of people paid tributes to the immortal martyrs of 1967 uprising and reiterated their resolve to carry forward the ...
Resolution on Naxalbari

Resolution on Naxalbari

In lieu of Editorial (Adopted by the CPI(ML) Central Committee on the Occasion of 50th Anniversary of the Naxalbari Uprising on 25 May 2017) On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the historic Naxalbari uprising, the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation) salutes the innumerable martyrs of the communist ...

In Memory Of Comrade Darasram Sahu

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 ...

Comrade Jagdish Sharma Martyrdom Day Observed In Palamu

Com Jagdish Sharma was a popular Party leader from Palamu and an active and influential trade union leader in Bagodar (Giridih district). On 4 May 2000 criminal mafia goons murdered him in Palamu. Com Jagdish Sharma was a leading warrior in the anti-feudal farmers’ struggle in Palamu block. Even before ...