The Gujarat assembly election results show that the BJP has nothing much to celebrate. Although it has won a majority to form a government, it has got the lowest number of seats in the last two decades. It is expected to win around hundred seats compared to 115 last time – a big fall from the “Mission 150” declared by BJP President Amit Shah. The erosion in support can also be seen from the fact that in the Lok Sabha election of 2014 the BJP had led in 165 assembly segments.
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) congratulates the people of Theog assembly constituency in Himachal Pradesh for electing the CPI(M) candidate Rakesh Singha. This victory is all the more significant as it comes in the background of a highly polarised election between two major parties.
It is strange that the Election Commission has announced the date of election for Himachal Pradesh Assembly while withholding the announcement of date for Gujarat Assembly elections.
The Himachal Pradesh state secretariat of the Communist Party of India Marxist CPI(M) has strongly condemned the state governments inept functioning which has now been fully corroborated even by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report
The Himachal Pradesh state secretariat of the Communist Party of India Marxist has termed the budget placed by the state government as a routine affair which has no strategy for the induced growth in the state
It is shocking to note that instead of allowing merit to prevail both the previous BJP and incumbent Congress governments are bent to allow mediocracy by allowing 3rd division students to be appointed as teachers.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the attempt on the life of Comrade Rakesh Singha, Member of the Central Committee of the CPI(M) and CITU leader in Himachal Pradesh. Rakesh Singh is leading an ongoing struggle of the workers at the Wangtoo Karcham hydroelectric project built by the Jaypee company at Kinnaur.
People participated in large numbers in the demonstrations held in various parts of Himachal Pradesh today protesting and venting their anger against the unwarranted and brutal attack on agitating students as well as on the state headquarters of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the police raid on the CPI(M) State Committee office in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The police broke open the door and damaged furniture in the office and arrested more than a dozen people including the SFI all India President, Sivadasan. Those arrested including the SFI President were beaten in police custody.