CPI(M) Polit Bureau Member, Brinda Karat, has written the following letter to the Chief Minister of Haryana after meeting the family of Asif who was brutally killed.
The grim reality of increasing burdens on people’s livelihood with the economic recession deepening is coming to the fore. This underlines the need for intensifying popular united struggles on people’s growing economic miseries.
On June 29th, the papers carried your statement, as Chief Minister of Haryana, condemning the murder. You also declared a compensation of Rs. Ten lakhs. Unfortunately no compensation whatsoever has been received by the family from the Government.
A CPI(M) delegation along with the sons of Md. Iklakh and Pehlu Khan both victims of lynch mobs, and other affected families met the Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and gave him a memorandum detailing five specific cases of violence and lynching against Muslim families in the NCR region.
The BJP heads the central government and the Haryana government and is a partner of the ruling coalition in Punjab. Given this situation, the central government must urgently intervene to ensure that tensions do not escalate. It is imperative that an agreement be evolved at the earliest.
A delegation from the Communist Party of India (Marxist) consisting of Central Secretariat member Nilotpal Basu, Central Committee member and leader of CPI(M) Group in Lok Sabha P. Karunakaran and CPI(M) member of Lok Sabha Badrudzza Khan visited Dingerheri village, Mewat in Haryana on September 21
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the move by the Haryana government to collect samples of Biriyani in the Mewat area of the state in the run-up to the Bakri-Id festival. This move is allegedly intended to find whether the samples contain beef
The fresh controversy over interstate distribution of river waters and completion of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal is very unfortunate. Interstate issues should not be allowed to yet again affect the cordial relations between the people of various states.
The party has said that the atmosphere of suspicion, fear and insecurity still persisting in the state was a matter of deep concern. It was disturbing that some nefarious forces are still engaged in caste polarisation for their petty political interests.
The State Secretariat of the CPI(M) has called the Haryana government's decision to constitute an Enquiry Commission inadequate. The Haryana government has constituted a commission to find out the lapses by the government officials in dealing with the incidents of wide spread loot, arson and violence in the State during the Jat reservation agitation. The party has termed it to be an exercise shielding the failure of the State government and the negative role played by the ruling party.