The Left parties, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Communist Party of India, All India Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party have issued the following statement:
Anti-Price Rise Call Postponed
Mobilise People Against Terrorism & for Unity
The Left parties strongly condemn the terrorist outrage in Mumbai which has killed and injured hundreds of people. The terrorist aim of disrupting peace and communal harmony must be foiled. In view of this terrorist attack, the Left parties have decided to cancel the first part of the anti-price rise week from July 13 to 16. The programme against price rise will now be held from July 17 to 19.
The Left parties call upon its units to immediately organise meetings and silent processions to condemn the terrorist attack in Mumbai and to express resolve of the people to maintain unity and communal harmony.