Inspection of Bihar's Sole Mental Hospital Reveals Sorry State of Mental Health Care

A CPIML enquiry team conducted a surprise inspection of Bihar's only mental hospital. After the inspection MLA Manoj Manzil said that the hospital is being ruined by the Nitish government. He added that if doctors and nurses are not appointed without delay in the hospital as per norms, the issue will be raised in the coming Assembly session.

The facts that came to light during the inspection are:

Dalit Beaten to Death in Hazaribagh


A CPIML-AIKM team visited Karama village in Chauparan Thana, Hazaribagh District, Jharkhand on 6 May to find out the facts behind the death on 28 April of a dalit man Chhakkan Bhuiyan who was brutally beaten by the police.

The enquiry team comprised All India Kisan Mahasabha State Secretary Puran Mahto, CPIML Hazaribagh District Committee members Sher Mohammed, Shekhar Rai and Khurshid Anwar Ansari.

Bihar MLA Sudama Prasad leads Team Visit to Khudabakhsh Library

A team led by Bihar Assembly Library Committee Chairman and CPIML MLA Sudama Prasad and comprising Paliganj MLA and Library Committee member Sandeep Saurav, and CPIML leaders Santosh Sahar, Abhyuday, Kamlesh Sharma and Kumar Parvez visited the Khudabakhsh Library on 10 April 2021 and took stock of the entire situation after concerns were raised in civil society following the government's decision to demolish the library's oldest building to make way for construction of the Kargil Chowk-NIT flyover.

Four Sanitation Workers died in a Manhole in Kolkata


Kudghat, 25 February. Four sanitation workers were ordered to enter into an underground pit for the connecting a sewer line with newly constructed drainage pumping station, inhaled toxic fumes, possibly methane, and died of asphyxiation. The deceased have been identified as brothers Jahangir Alam, Sabir Hussain and Md. Alamgir, son of a poor and marginal farmer Liyakat Ali, three workers were also injured and admitted to Hospitals. All of them migrants from Talsur village in Harishchandrapur of Maldah dist.