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Left parties to organise protest march against Tripura, Bengal govts

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CPI(M), CPI, CPIML, and RSP will jointly organise protest marches across the country on July 24 against 'murder' of democracy and violation of human rights and political freedom in and

The march will be led by senior Left leaders, including Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, and others, in the national capital, the parties said in a statement today.

The parties alleged that of violence and terror continued to be unleashed by the ruling BJP-IPFT government in and the government in

"parties strongly condemn this daylight murder of democracy in and and call upon all their units across the country to organise protest actions condemning this barbarity and mobilising the people in defence of democracy, human rights and civil liberties.

"parties call upon the Indian people to come forward to defeat such fascistic attacks on our Constitution, people's democratic rights and civil liberties," the statement said.

Regarding the political situation in Tripura, alleged that ever since the BJP-IPFT government assumed office in the state, "the CPI(M), and democratic mass organisations have been the target of the violence perpetrated by the BJP/RSS".

Apart from physically targeting Left cadres, even programmes and events conducted by the party have come under attack, the statement said.

The Left parties also accused the ruling in West Bengal for creating an atmosphere of fear, adding that the regime has been maintaining its reign of terror and fascistic attacks against the since they came to power.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 19:50 IST