The Central government must immediately declare this as a national calamity and substantially help the states in facing the impact of this disaster.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) reiterates that all those guilty of this public loot, whether they are now with the BJP or the TMC must be brought to book, their properties confiscated and monies looted from the people be returned to them, with interest.
Given the grave situation in both these states, the Central Committee decided to hold a national level protest against the murder of democracy in the states of West Bengal and Tripura in the month of July.
The Central Committee congratulated the LDF government in Kerala for the manner in which they could contain the dreaded Nipah virus from spreading. The efforts of the state government have earned accolades from international agencies including the World Health Organisation.
We appeal to all peace and democracy loving people in the country to raise their voice against this violence and murder of democracy by the TMC. We urge all our units to protest this cold-blooded murder of democracy and people’s right to vote urgently and to organize widespread protests by mobilizing the people.
The Central Committee discussed the draft Political-Organisational Report presented by the Polit Bureau. This will now be presented to the 22nd Congress to be held at Hyderabad from April 18 to 22, 2018.
Full text of the letter addressed to Home Minister Shri Ranjanth Singh by CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury on the requesting him to urgently convene a tripartite meeting to discuss the situation in Darjeeling.
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the police brutality unleashed against peaceful protesters at the state government headquarters Nabanna in Kolkata today. Over nine hundred protesters were grievously injured and over a hundred of them are reportedly in a critical condition. Even media personnel were not spared.
Report on Political Developments
(Adopted by the Central Committee
at its meeting on April 18-19, 2017)