Sitaram Yechury

Yechury to Visit UK

 

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury will be travelling to United Kingdom in connection with some programmes that he would be attending there. He would be in the UK from May 2 to 6, 2018. The programmes he would be attending are listed here below:

 

Tripura: Resume Counting in Dhanpur

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and Polit Bureau Member Brinda Karat met the Chief Election Commissioner this evening seeking his intervention to ensure that counting is resumed in three booths of 23-Dhanpur assembly constituency of Tripura from where Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is contesting. Counting was stopped following the BJP’s objections.

Electoral Funding: CPI(M) Stand

The CPI(M) has constantly and consistently maintained the need for clean electoral funding, and has been deeply concerned over the years as the system has become more skewed towards those with more money. Contesting elections has now become akin to a business enterprise, possible only for the wealthy. This, needs stringent reform.

Yechury to Visit China

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), is proceeding to Beijing tomorrow morning at the invitation of the Communist Party of China. He would be participating in the high-level meeting convened by the CPC – “The CPC in Dialogue with World Political Parties” to be held at Beijing from November 30 to December 3, 2017.

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.