Since the election results have been declared more than 500 offices of the CPI(M) and other Left parties have been looted, burnt and forcibly occupied by the TMC goons. Eviction from hundreds of houses from localities all across the state are continuing.
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemns the brutal lathicharge on peaceful protesters in Kolkata on October 1. The Kolkata Left Front had organized a march to the Kolkata Police Headquarters at Lalbazar protesting against the deteriorating law and order in the city, police atrocities against Left Front workers and the hooliganism indulged in by the Trinamul Congress.
The Polit Bureau congratulates the working class of India for the magnificent strike they organized on September 2, 2015. The CPI(M) had extended full support to the strike and the demand charter of the ten central trade unions and national and state federations.
The entire election has been marred by widespread attacks, intimidation and rigging. Thousands of candidates were prevented from filing nominations. In many places opposition candidates were prevented from conducting their election campaign among the people; the polling process was vitiated by widespread rigging, prevention of people casting their votes and violence against opposition candidates......
This is the third incident in the district, since the Trinamul Congress came into office, of CPI(M) and trade union leaders being targeted for attack while they were walking in the morning. This heinous killing is part of the systematic efforts to physically eliminate the leaders of the CPI(M) and the trade union movement.
The Left parties are not in agreement with some basic provisions of the land acquisition Bill. A major flaw in the Bill is that it exempts 13 laws from the purview of the Bill. These include the Indian Railways Act, National Highways Act, Land Acquisition Mines Act, Coal Bearing Areas Acquisition & Development Act etc, under which the bulk of the land acquisition takes place.