On November 5, the 7th Bihar State Conference of All India Agricultural Rural Labour Association (AIARLA) was organised in Bettiah, Champaran with a massive anti-war rally calling for an end to Israel’s genocidal War against Palestinians. The rally from the Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar statue to conference auditorium witnessed participations of thousands of rural workers and locals called for an immediate ceasefire.
Inaugurating a conference in Bettiah’s Bapu auditorium full of delegates from every corner of Bihar, CPIML General Secretary General Secretary Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya called for the organization to establish it strong presence in every village among rural and farm workers of the country. Conference started with flag hoisting and paying tribute to martyrs.
Speaking about the genocide against Palestinians in Gaza and West Bank, Com. Diapankar said the Israel’s attack is not a war but a massacre. This should be stopped in all circumstances. While inaugurating the conference, Com. Dipankar added that today policies of Modi-BJP regime is posing a big threat to democracy, diversity and Ganga-Jamuni legacy of unity in the country. He said that the country has gone into huge economic crisis under Modi regime. In the latest Hunger Index, it is ranked 111th out of 125 countries. Most of the children are malnourished and women suffer from anaemia. But Modi government and its ministers are denying this and instead provide jhumla of ‘India as World Leader’ to the people.
While addressing the inaugural session, economist and professor Vidyarthi Vikas gave a detailed description of the deteriorating economic, social and educational condition of the country. Com. Dhirendra Jha National General Secretary of AIARLA, Com. Rajaram Singh of National General Secretary of AIKM, AIPWA General Secretary Com. Meena Tiwari among several other leaders of CPI(ML), AIARLA were present in the anti-war rally and the opening session of the conference.