THE Purnea District unit of AISA organized a strong protest on the campus of the RDS College (part of Purnea University) at Salmari on 19 August 2019 against the arbitrary behavior of the University.
IN response to the unconstitutional abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A protests are taking place in different parts of the country. In Uttar Pradesh, protest programs were organized in various Districts of on 7 August 2019. The Left parties had called for countrywide protests to demand reinstatement Article 370 and 35A, immediate release of all arrested leaders and citizens in Kashmir, bringing back of normalcy in Kashmir, and ending the tampering with and violation of the Constitution.
ALL India Central Council of Trade Unions has sharply criticized Delhi government for its continued laxity in matters of industrial safety which has taken lives of hundreds of workers during last few years. Recently another factory in Jhilmil Industrial Area met with a fire accident taking the lives of three more workers. The AICCTU has said that these factory fires have become a phenomenon of greedy factory owners who never care for the lives of the workers while the Delhi gov.
RAILWAY workers along with the workers from other sectors who came in solidarity protested at Jantar Mantar on 10 July demanding complete withdrawal of Modi government’s plans of privatization of railways and corporatization of many production units. In the protest which was organised by AICCTU the Railway workers shared their woes and grievances as well as their long pending unresolved demands.
A court in Arwal, Bihar has recently pronounced guilty and punished six CPIML leaders in a decade old false case imposed by the police for raising voices of the poor and downtrodden is quite unfortunate. These activists- an ex-Mukhiya and popular leader comrade Ganesh Yadav, Anil Thakur, Badshah, Suresh Sao, Devlakhan Rajak and a teacher Bhishm Narayan Yadav - had nothing to do with the murder of one Vijay Yadav which took place on 3 September 2009 in Khabhaidi village.
JAN Sanskriti Manch and Insaf Manch held out a protest march in Darbhanga on 5 July against the rising incidents of mob lynchings and condemned the culture of mob violence being encouraged by the government. The protest was held to demand proper action against the lynching of Tabrez Ansari and to condemn the increased attacks on minorities, dalits and women after the Modi 2.0 came back to power.
THE Insaf Manch held a protest march at Gadhani (Bhojpur) attended by people in large numbers to protest against the increasing incidences of mob lynching against minorities and dalits and to demand justice for Tabrez Ansari. The march started from the Shahi Jama Masjid and proceeded via Sahil Bridge to Gadhani Station where it culminated in a meeting.
CITIZENS held a candle march at Kargil Chowk in Patna on 25 June 2019 for justice for the hundreds of children who died in the encephalopathy (chamki fever) epidemic in Muzaffarpur. Many eminent citizens of Patna participated in this program. The meeting held after the candle march was addressed by All India Kisan Mahasabha General Secretary Rajaram Singh, AIPWA Patna City Secretary Anita Sinha, Reshma, Rupam Jha, Shashank Mukut Shekhar, Asma Khan, Anjum Bari, Mrinal, and others. The program was conducted by Samta Rai of CHORUS.
DESPITE High Court orders that shopkeepers cannot be evicted without alternative arrangements, the BJP-JD(U) government is illegally evicting shopkeepers between the Station Complex and GPO Golambar in Bihar’s capital city Patna. Around 1 lakh families are dependent for jobs on the thousands of shops that have been running for about 70 years on Khas Mahal land. The Bihar government is bent on throwing out these shopkeepers without making any alternative arrangements for them. During a demolition drive, two traders died of shock.