|State Secretaries of Four Left Parties - Comrades Bant Brar, (CPI), Charan Singh Virdi, CPI(M), Mangat Ram Pasla, CPM Punjab & Gurmit Singh Bakhtupur, CPI(ML) Liberation addressing Press conference|
The four left parties, namely CPI, CPI(M) ,CPM Punjab , and CPI(ML) Libration have jointly launched a mass struggle against the Akali – BJP misrule in Punjab and for the realisation of pressing demands of workers , peasants , unemployed youth, dalit and women including scraping of black law which scuttles democratic rights. The State Secretaries of Left Parties – Comrades Bant Singh Brar , ( CPI ), Charan Singh Virdi, CPI(M), Mangat Ram Pasla, CPM Punjab, and Gurmit Singh Bakhtupur, CPI(M) Liberation. jointly addressed a Press conference at the Press Club.
They stated that after holding a joint convention at Jalandher on August 4, massive demonstrations were staged at all the district headquarters and submmited to the govt. a 14 Point demand charter . They further said that Left Parties conducted a Jatha March in all the 22 districts from October 25 to 30 during which it was observed that almost all the sections of the society are totally fed up with the govt. and its hollow promises made during the election. They condemned the callous and adamant attitude of the govt. in respect of just & burning demands is condemnable. They declared that as a third phase of joint struggle a State Level Chitawani Rally ( Warning Rally ) will be held at Ludhiana on November 28,2014 in which more than 50,000 peoples are expected to participate in the massive rally. They said that It will be strong warning to the govt. for conceding the demand charter or to face to a militant mass movement in the near future.
The leaders indicated that this rally would also lodge mass protest against the intensified implementation of anti people neo liberal agenda of the Modi Govt.at the Centre.
They alleged that the Govt. is hell-bent upon further privatization of public sector, diluting the MNREGA , abolishing the meagre subsidies for the downtrodden & crises ridden peasantry , opening more and more sectors for the exploitation of FDI, dismantling the labour laws at the behest of foreign and domestic corporate houses and introducing most reactionary and communal content in education curricula. They also were critical that the govt is also attacking democratic norms and forms so as to move towards a RSS dictated administration and to harm secular political system. They said that all the issues will be strongly raised in the 28th November Rally. Alongwith State leaders of these four Left parties,Central leaders of these parties, especially Com.Parkash Karat, General Secretary CPI( M) , Com. Dipankar Bhattacharya, General Secretary CPI (ML ) Liberation & Veteren Leader of CPI, Com.A.B.Bardhan will also address the rally. They expressed the confidence that this rally is sure to usher in presenting a left and democratic alternative committed to topple new liberal economic policies and strengthning secular democratic Indian Polity.