CPI-M to launch countrywide stir against communalism, terrorism

October 29th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday announced launching of a weeklong countrywide campaign against communalism and terrorism beginning Thursday. The top leaders of the party will address rallies in different parts of the country, CPI-M politburo member M.K. Pandhe said here Wednesday.

The decision to launch the campaign was taken in the central committee meeting of the party held in the second week of this month, Pandhe told IANS.

“Special emphasis would be given to the areas affected by communal violence and terror attacks,” Pandhe said.

Delhi state secretary of the CPI-M, Pushpinder Grewal said the party has circulated 160,000 leaflets in Delhi against communalism and terrorism.

“We have circulated the leaflets in Hindi, Urdu and English. We have got a good response from the people,” he said.

The central committee meeting held in Kolkata Oct 12-14 had decided to conduct a “sustained campaign against the communal forces and for protection of the minorities”, to mobilise people against “the Hindutva communal forces” and demanding “firm action against terrorist groups which are indulging in mindless violence,” Grewal said.

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