On 28th July, CPI (ML) activists all over the country organized sankalp (pledge) sabhas, dharnas and other programmes on the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of party’s founder Com. Charu Mazumdar. Tributes were paid to Comrade Charu Mazumdar in party offices by comrades. They also renewed their pledge to strengthen revolutionary democratic movement in all spheres against communal-corporate fascism in the 50th year of the Naxalbari.
CPI (ML) activists organized a one-day dharna in Karnal against the atrocities on Dalits, poor and women, on the occasion.
Pledge meetings were held in Puducherry and Karaikal. The CPI (ML) Ranchi city committee paid held a condolence meeting to pay tribute to writer Mahasweta Devi, the inspiration for the Jangal Mahal movement, who passed away on 28 July, and to Charu Mazumdar, the founder of the Naxalbari movement. The meeting began with 2 minutes’ silence to honour their memory. A meeting was also organised at Bagodar in Giridih, Palamu, Garhwa and other places in Jharkhand.
Party activists also gathered Siliguri to reaffirm the party pledge and pay tributes to the heroic revolutionary legacy of Com. Charu Mazumdar.
In East Godavari, the occasion was observed at many places. There was a meeting at the East Godavari party office. At Prathipadu, RYA activists marched up to the statue of Alluri Seetharamaraju. At Tuni, agricultural workers and Dalits held a rally. A meeting was also held at Rothulapdi Mandal, the Kakinda district capital. RYA also held a march on 29 July at Balaji centre.
In the Delhi party office, activists renewed their commitment to the ongoing struggles and the spirit of the Naxalbari movement. In JNU, JNU unit party activists along with AICCTU comrades from Delhi held a pledge meeting.
In Hazaribagh Central Jail too, political activists who have been imprisoned for their participation in people’s movements paid tributes to Com. Charu Mazumdar at a meeting.