The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:
We appeal to all peace and democracy loving people in the country to raise their voice against this violence and murder of democracy by the TMC. We urge all our units to protest this cold-blooded murder of democracy and people’s right to vote urgently and to organize widespread protests by mobilizing the people.
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 of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is strongly opposed to the attempts of the BJP-led Haryana government to disenfranchise a huge section of the population from contesting the ensuing panchayat elections in the state.