West Bengal observed a total General Strike on Wednesday braving terror and attack by TMC and state administration. Industries, shops and establishments, educational institutions remained closed
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.
17 Left Parties of West Bengal, including the constituents of Left Front, began a three-day continuous stay-in demonstration at Rani Rashmoni Avenue, Kolkata from today August 17 in support of the nationwide strike on September 2
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the attack on Surjya Kanta Mishra, Member of its Polit Bureau and Secretary of the West Bengal State Committee of the Party and other leaders of the Left Front.
The Left movement in West Bengal – the most powerful contingent of the Left movement in India – today faces intense repression by the State Government led by the Trinamul Congress (TMC) and by the ruling classes in general. Surya Kanta Mishra, member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), holds the two crucial positions of Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly and and Secretary of the State Committee of the CPI(M). Dr Mishra gave this interview on the state of political repression in West Bengal....
West Bengal Left Front would begin a 15-day political agitation-campaign movement from 12th June all over the state in protest against 'deteriorating' law and order situation,
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) congratulates the people of West Bengal for the successful general strike and hartal they observed today in the state. Despite large scale arrests, threats, intimidations and the unleashing of unprecedented violence by the state police and the ruling Trinamool Congress, the hartal evoked a spontaneous response from all walks of people in the state.
The Left Front has called for a general 12-hour strike and hartal in West Bengal on 30th April, to protest against massive rigging in the recently held municipal elections. With the help of police and state administration, wholesale booth capturing, violent attacks on voters and opposition activists took place across the state.
The elections to 91 municipalities including two corporations in West Bengal held on April 25, 2015 constitute a total mockery of democracy. In these and the election to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation a week earlier, there was a high degree of people’s enthusiasm and a large number of women turned out to cast their vote