Initiate Judicial Probe into Rupa Tirkey’s Death: AIPWA

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.

Extend Bihar Panchayat Term for 6 Months Instead of Handing Over to Bureaucracy

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.

AIPF Demands Action against Perpetrators of Silger Killings and Compensation for Victims


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.

Covid Help Centre Distributes Rations Demand Day


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.