Covid Victims: Compensation to Families

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

On Compensation to Families of Covid Victims

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) rejects the Central Government’s understanding with regard to compensation to Corona victims, as stipulated under the Disaster Management Act, which has been invoked by the Central Government to deal with the Covid pandemic. Under the provisions of this Act compensation to the victims of a disaster has to be paid.

Scrap Nuclear Liability Bill

For a nuclear accident, which will involve loss of many more lives and grievous long term health consequences for many more, this is a serious attack on the rights of Indian citizens.The Left parties strongly oppose the introduction of this Bill in Parliament. They appeal to all parties to reject this Bill which is detrimental to the interests of the Indian people.