BENGAL CPI (M) STRESSES FURTHER STRENGTHENING OF MASS CONTACT
The 33rd session of the Bengal state committee of the CPI (M) was held over 7-8 February at the Muzaffar Ahmad Bhavan in Kolkata. Central committee member Benoy Konar presided. Biman Basu, state secretary placed the draft pol-org report of the upcoming state conference.
The state committee members discussed in critical detail the experience gathered from the conferences of the different district units held recently. The district conferences were articulated and informed by self-criticism and review.
The conferences laid weight on motivating the Party further at every level. There was stress placed on enhancing the level of quality of the various units with importance attached to a spread of political education deeper and wider.
The conferences reflected the strongly motivated resolve to carry the CPI (M) and the Left forward through struggles and movement in the face of adversity of circumstances.
The days between 15 and 19 February shall see the state conference taking place, the 23rd in a series, with the mass rally of the open session held at the brigade Parade grounds during the afternoon of 19 February.
The rally shall call for the preservation and enhancement of people’s hard-earned rights. The rally shall also give a call to the masses for the preservation of democracy and democratic norms.
It shall exhort upon the people to come forward in the task of ending political terror. The state committee calls upon all democratic people of Bengal to join the rally for the sake of democracy and for preserving their lives and livelihoods.
The 28th of February shall see general strike across the country at the call of the central units of the TUs. The state-level Left kisan organisation have decided to protest against the fresh of attacks brought down on the kisans and have called for a rural strike on the same day.
The state committee of the Bengal CPI (M) has called upon the masses to and upon every section of the working people contained within the mass of the people to make a complete success of the general strike in order to defend and preserve their vital interests of life and livelihood. The state committee calls for the continued building up of widest possible campaign across Bengal for making the strike an unprecedented success.