Sitaram Yechury

Concern over RPD Rules: Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) General Secretary and Member of Parliament, Shri Sitaram Yechury has addressed a letter to Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot expressing concern over the manner in which rules are being framed for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act. The full text of the letter written to the minister on May 16, 2017 is being released herewith.

Demolition of Ambedkar Bhawan: Protest

July 19 saw a massive rally of tens of thousands of people in Mumbai led jointly by Ambedkarite and Left parties and groups. It marched a distance of over 7 Km in drenching rain from Jijamata Udyan at Byculla to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Terminus (CST) and culminated in a huge public meeting that entirely blocked the massive square between CST and Azad Maidan for over two hours, throwing all traffic in South Mumbai haywire.