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.
Full text of letter addressed to Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi by CPI(M) General Secretary and MP, Sitaram Yechury on December 12, 2016 regarding the finalization of the `Major Defense Partner’ designation to India by the USA.
On July 15, 2016, thousands of people from all walks of life gathered at the Hutatma Kisan Ahir Sugar Factory at Walva in Sangli district to commemorate the 95th birth anniversary of the renowned freedom fighter and one of the progressive stalwarts of the co-operative movement in Maharashtra, Nagnath Naikwadi
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.
More than Eight and half lakh crore rupees (Rs 8,55,551 crore) of the loans given by our banks have not been returned by the borrowers -- Sitaram Yechury to Narendra Modi
Sitaram Yechury has asked the minister to punish those who misused the offices of the ministry, while also urging her to convey to the BJP and its affiliates that they should not misuse such government initiatives/programmes for their own partisan propaganda.
What I find both surprising and objectionable is that the poster declares that this event is being supported by the High Commission of India, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Ayush and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.
I am sure your doubts will be put to rest and so would the mischief of the media reports that certain parts of Indian history are being dropped from the syllabus of the secondary school syllabus in Tripura.
Certain reports have appeared in a section of the media stating that the professors from the Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Delhi University who visited Bastar, Chattisgarh are being harassed with copies of the false complaints registered against them being sent to the concerned universities.
Most of us in the country are aghast at the manner in which such brutal assault is mounted on the university community by the Telangana police in one of the premier Central universities of our country.