Sunday, November 27, 2011
The Communist Party of India-Maoist has called for two-day "Bharat bandh" December 4-5 to protest against the killing of its politburo member Kishanji.
Telugu Poet Gaddar honours Kishanji at Funeral Ceremony on Sunday in his home town of Peddapalli in Karimnagar District
HYDERABAD: The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has called for two-day "Bharat bandh" December 4-5 to protest against the killing of its politburo member Kishanji.
The central committee also called for a "protest week" from Tuesday.
Revolutionary writer P. Varavara Rao read out the statement of the central committee before the funeral of Kishanji in his home town Peddapalli in Karimnagar district, about 200 km from here.
Paying rich tributes to Kishanji, the CPI-Maoist state that security forces tortured and killed him in cold blood.
Admitting that Kishanji's death was a big blow, the party blamed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Home Minister P. Chidambaram and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the killing.
The statement released in the name of central committee spokesman Abhay alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government while talking of peace conspired with the central government to kill Kishenji.
The central committee urged that all shops, businesses, and rail and road services should be shut December 4-5.
Posted by nickglais on 11/27/2011 10:15:00 AM