The Delhi State Committee of Communist Party of India (Marxist) oraganised a dharna for the passage of 33% Women Reservation Bill in the monsoon session of the Parliament. Hundreds of people especially women participated in the protest demonstration.
The Polit Bureau demanded that the government rescind the increase in customs and excise duties for petrol and diesel. If this is not done, the Party will move a cut motion on the Finance Bill in this regard. The Party will hold consultations with all the secular opposition parties to coordinate the opposition to the Budget provisions.