The month long Nava Kerala march with the theme of a “corruption free and secular progressive Kerala” got underway today from Uppala, the northen tip of Kerala in Kasargode district.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) condemns the politically motivated Congress-led UDF government’s move in approaching the Kerala High Court for an early hearing of the revision petition on allegations against CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Pinarayi Vijayan in the Lavalin case.
Com. Prakash Karat, Member of the Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) in his speech at the valedictory session of the International Congress of Kerala Studies said that the alternative proposal for the future development of Kerala should be drafted by considering the global and national scenario and the limitations, the neo-liberal policies had imposed on us. The Global financial system has not yet completely recovered from the 2007-08 recession. The negative effects of the recession are still lingering in the developed and developing nations. The prices of oil and oil products have fallen by 70%.
Way back in 1994, under the inspiring initiative of EMS Namboodiripad, this process of periodic conferences began. The declared objective was to undertake a stock taking in order to re-orient the developmental processes and policies in the state, in response to changes in the global and domestic Indian conditions.
The Central Committee finalized the Draft Report on Organisation to be sent to all State Committees. The Central Committee will meet on December 26 and finalise the report to be presented to the Plenum beginning December 27, 2015 at Kolkata. Massive preparations through state wide jathas and mass contact programmes are underway in West Bengal to make this plenum a big success.
The results of the local body elections, is a verdict against corruption and communal tendencies. The people of Kerala realized that the Left Democratic Front should be more powerful in order to protect secularism in the country.
The CPI(M) congratulates the people of Kerala for having voted the LDF to victory in the elections to the local bodies. This verdict is a popular rejection of the UDF government’s anti-people record and corruption
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.
The Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala has in its manifesto for the local body elections released in Thiruvananthapuram today promised to provide basic services such as water and electricity for all besides strengthening the health and educational facilities.
It is rather unfortunate that we are living in an age when the lights kindled by the renaissance movements are sought to be extinguished by the revivalist forces of various hues all over the country. What is more shocking is that the movements which once heralded the dawn of a new era of scientific temper, logical thoughts and rational outlook themselves deteriorate in standards and stoop to the level of becoming instruments in the hands of fundamentalist forces bent on balkanizing society .