There is nothing new in this “truth”. All the charges against the Left raised ad nauseam in the past are repeated once again. The Left is accused of hegemonising the intellectual discourse in the country. The point of view of Left intellectuals has been persuasive and continues to be so because of the strength of its scholarship, reasoning and study of Indian history.
The Polit Bureau discussed the draft report to be presented to the Party Plenum on Organization. This draft will now be subjected for discussion in the Party Central Committee meeting scheduled to meet in Delhi from November 13 to 16. The Plenum will be held in Kolkata from December 27 to 31, 2015.
Jharkhand has recorded highest number of communal conflicts during last year. After Jamshedpur violence in July 2015, again Jharkhand simmered with tension on Oct 24, 15. Communal violence occurred in Hazaribag, Palamu and Latehar districts.
A CPI(M) delegation met the Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Arvind Kejriwal and discussed some immediate and urgent issues. The delegation led by Brinda Karat comprised of State Secretary K.M.Tiwari, and Secretariat members Asha Sharma, Anurag Saxena, Ravindranathan, Neelgagan Singh and Maya.
RSS and dozens of its so called socio-cultural outfits have become ever more active in recent months with the BJP coming to power under the leadership of Narendra Modi. In spite of Modi’s tall promises, and acute anger against the incumbent UPA-II, the BJP had got mere 31 percent of the vote share in the 2014 elections.
The corporate media has pushed a narrative of the “Hindutva Fringe” that is responsible for irresponsible actions, hate speech and whipping up communal frenzy while Modi and the core of BJP are responsible actors concerned only with development.
The violence in Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh once again highlights how the issue of cow slaughter is being utilized to target the minority community. A mob attacked four men who were accused of killing a cow, two of whom are injured and in a critical condition. Some shops belonging to Muslims were set on fire. The Polit Bureau condemns these attacks.
The Polit Bureau condemns the hate speech made by BJP MLA Sangeet Som in Bishada Village in Dadri yesterday. This village was witness to the gruesome and pre-planned mufder of Mohammad Akhlaq by a communal mob on the night of September 27. The relevant provisions of the law should be invoked against Som and he should be arrested immediately.
The left parties in Jharkhand, CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML), RSP, SUCI(C). Marxist Co-ordination Committee met on Sept. 28, represented by their state secretaries and leaders have appealed to the people to maintain harmony and demanded stern actions against those responsible for the present situation.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the mob attack which resulted in the gruesome killing of a man and critically injuring his son. Using the false allegation that beef was being kept and consumed in a Muslim household in Bisara village in Dadri, a mob attacked the house of Mohammad Akhlaq.