The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:
The CPI(M) strongly condemns the heinous murder of Smt. Phoolan Devi, Member of Parliament. It is shocking that such an incident has taken place in the heart of the capital at her residence.
The CPI(M) demands that the Union government and the authorities spare no effort to arrest the culprits responsible for this crime.