All India Central Council of Trade Unions has launched a countrywide Campaign from 1 to 9 August (Quit India Movement Day) and hold protest demonstrations against Modi-Shah regime. This aims at resisting the attacks on Democracy, Wages, Employment and Rights of the working class. AICCTU General Secretary Rajiv Dimri has issued the following statement for the campaign.
Citizen activists came together on Sunday as part of the ‘Count Every Death’ Campaign to remember and document the experiences of families and individuals who lost their loved ones to the pandemic.
CPIML legislative party in-charge and Politburo member Rajaram Singh said on 13 May that our Party MLAs have sent recommendations for the remaining 1 crore MLA funds to be used for arrangement of necessary health equipment, but the concerned District administrations are very lax in this matter. During this crisis the administration should be working on a war footing. The old snail's pace will not suffice to tackle this pandemic.
Note on Khudabakhsh Library
Thousands of farmers and workers participated in the Kisan-Mazdoor Mahapanchayat organized at Gate Public Library in Patna on 18 March 2021 under the joint banners of CPIML, AIKM and AIARLA to demand repeal of the three farm laws, resolution against them to be passed in the Bihar Assembly, legal status for MSP, reinstatement of APMC Act, inclusion of landless and sharecropping farmers in PM Kisan Samman Yojana and other demands.
On the birth anniversary of great farmers’ leader Swami Sahajananda Saraswati who led the movement against British Company Raj and the zamindari system, a kisan march was organized in Patna on 11 March under the banners of CPIML and AIKM.
A farmers-workers panchayat was organized on 5 March 2021 at Maheba Block in Jalaun District in Uttar Pradesh against the 3 anti-farmer laws. All India Kisan Mahasabha National Secretary and Kisan Sanyukta Morcha leader Purushottam Sharma declared at the Panchayat that the ongoing farmers' movement across the country would continue until the three black laws are repealed.
CPIML.Bihar State Secretary Kunal and Legislative party leader Mahboob Alam said in a statement that the Budget presented by BJP-JDU on 22 February 2021 is disappointing and negative.
The leaders said in their joint statement that after Covid and lockdown while other countries are making deficit budgets, the Bihar government has a surplus budget. The 2021-22 budget estimate shows an anticipated income of Rs 218502.70 crores whereas the expenditure is 200 crores less than the income, i.e. Rs 218302.70.