The people of Kerala gave a resounding verdict in favour of the LDF. It is against this democratic verdict of the people that the BJP launched attacks in various places against the CPI(M) and the LDF. Such attacks will not be tolerated by the people.
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) welcomes the judicial verdict on the floor test held in the Uttarkhand assembly, upholding the Constitution and the Bommai judgement that lays down that the majority has to be proved on the floor of the assembly and Article 356 should be used only as a last resort.
Two years have passed since the installation of the BJP led government at the centre and there is growing frustration at the inability or unwillingness of the present government to provide leadership in key areas of public policy.
The party has said that the atmosphere of suspicion, fear and insecurity still persisting in the state was a matter of deep concern. It was disturbing that some nefarious forces are still engaged in caste polarisation for their petty political interests.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its deep anguish and concern over the grave situation resulting from the ongoing agitation demanding reservation for Jats turning violent leading to the tragic death of four persons reportedly in police firing.
The Left parties have decided to call for an all India protest from February 23 to 25, against the machinations of the Central government under RSS guidance. This countrywide campaigns amongst the people to expose such attacks on the people including the violence in the courts will be under the banner “Defend People’s Constitutional Rights”.
The Punjab State Headquarters of Communist Party Of India (Marxist) in Sector 30-B, Chandigarh was attacked by RSS and BJP goondas at about 05.30 p.m. on February 17.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the shocking incident of hooliganism indulged in by lawyers and goons owing allegiance to the BJP at the Patiala House Courts in Delhi today. Teachers and students of the JNU and journalists were physically assaulted and driven out of the court.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the indiscriminate arrests of Left and progressive student leaders from the JNU campus. It is reported that currently the police is conducting a combing operation in JNU and its hostels.