The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:

Condemn Murderous Attack on CPI(M) Bihar MLA Ajay Kumar

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) condemns the murderous attack on Ajay Kumar, leader of the CPI(M) legislature party and Member of its Bihar Secretariat, at Samastipur. This is the second such attack on him in the past few weeks.

The Polit Bureau demands that the culprits must be apprehended immediately and punitive action taken against them. The state government must provide MLA Ajay Kumar adequate security. It should also institute an enquiry on why such incidents are repeating.