AIPWA observed statewide dharna and hunger strike protests on 2 June in Jharkhand to demand justice for Sahibganj Thana in-charge Rupa Tirkey, whose death is being projected as a suicide when in fact there are strong indications that it was murder. Through the protests a memorandum was submitted to the Chief Minister of Jharkhand demanding a judicial enquiry into Tirkey’s death. Earlier a condolence meeting was held for Rupa Tirkey.
CPIML Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 28 May 2021 that the current term for Panchayats is ending on 15 June. We have been consistently demanding from the Bihar government that in this hour of crisis the term should be extended for 6 months, but instead the government wants to hand over all Panchayat rights to the bureaucracy through an ordinance. This will prove a wholly suicidal step.
The dust has not even settled on the brutal police killing of 18 year old vegetable vendor Faizal in Unnao, another barbaric incident has occurred in Moradabad where self-styled 'gaurakshaks' brutally beat up meat seller Shakir with lathis in Moradabad and the police is protecting the main accused.
All India People's Forum has demanded strict action against the officers and jawans responsible for killing and injuring innocent adivasis in Silger (Sukma) in Chhattisgarh, and proper compensation for all the victims. The State government should take responsibility for the incident and take steps to avoid repetition of such incidents.
AIARLA observed Demand Day across the country on 17 May amidst the 2nd wave of Covid. Responding to the countrywide call given by the organization, Demand Day was observed with full adherence to Covid protocol at homes, work places and offices in various Districts. CPIML activists also participated in the Demand Day program. The demands were raised through dharnas, posters, slogans and social media and a memorandum addressed to the President was sent.
CPIML Bihar State Secretary wrote a letter to the Bihar Chief Minister regarding the rapid and alarming spread of Covid infection in rural areas. In his letter he has made the following demands:
1. Medical teams should be sent forthwith to all villages to do house to house Covid testing.
We are going through very difficult times. All around us, people are dying, gasping for breath; bodies are being cremated en masse, 24/7.
CPIML West Bengal Sate Committee has submitted the following Charter of Demands to the Chief Secretary and Health Secretary of West Bengal Government on 26 April 2021, demanding effective and appropriate measures of treatment in view of the second wave of Covid pandemic spreading across the country.
Letter to The Election Commission of India 0n Blatantly communal hate speech by BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari
Election Commission of India
Subject: Blatantly communal hate speech by BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari
We are sure that you have noted the communal hate speech by BJP’s candidate from the Nandigram constituency of West Bengal, Suvendu Adhikari, which has been widely reported in the media.