Left activists stage demonstration against price rice

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 18:16

Patna: Hundreds of activists of Left
Coordination Committee -- CPI, CPI-M, Forward Bloc and
Revolutionary Socialist Party (RCP) today staged sit-in
demonstration in front of the state assembly near R-block
roundabout here to protest against alleged skyrocketing of
prices of essential commodities.

Shouting anti-government slogans, the activists of the
left parties from different parts of the state assembled at
the roundabout and held a day-long demonstration.

Accusing the Centre and state government for being
responsible for price rise, they demanded immediate steps to
check skyrocketing of prices of essential commodities,
ensuring food security for the common people and
implementation of land reforms measures suggested by the D
Bandopadhyay Commission in Bihar.

The party leaders also called for taking steps for
finding a long-standing solution to the floods and drought in
Bihar.

The Left Coordination committee convenor Jalaluddin
Ansari, state CPI secretary Badrinaraian Lal, his CPI-M
counterpart Vijaykant Thakur, All India Forward Bloc leader
Wakil Thakur and Revolutionary Socialist Party leader Mahesh
Prasad Sinha addressed the party workers on the occasion.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 18:16

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