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India – Bandh Against the Murder of Kishenji

Posted by hetty7 on December 13, 2011

No business as usual.

The Communist Party of India (Maoist) Central Committee on the brutal murder of Koteswara Rao:


Our CC is appealing to the people of the country to observe protest week from November 29 to December 5 and observe 48-hour ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 4-5 in protest of the brutal murder of Comrade Koteswara Rao. We are appealing that they take up various programmes like holding meetings, rallies, dhamas, wearing black badges, road blocks etc.protesting the murder. We are requesting that trains, roadways, commercial and educational institutions be closed and that all kinds of trade transactions be stopped as part of the ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 4-5. However, we are exempting medical services from the Bandh.”

The following is an account of the bandh from The Hindu .

Bandh Observed, a West Bengal Scribe Questioned

K. M. Dayashankar: A bandh was observed by the people of Peddpalli, native town of slain Maoist leader Mallojula Koteshwara Rao alias Kishenji, in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday to condemn his killing by the West Bengal Police and to express solidarity with his bereaved family. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal – The Radical Faction and the Struggle for Land

Posted by hetty7 on December 13, 2011

Photo credit: Zack

This article appeared in myrepublica.

Baidya Faction Seizes Land in Bara


Bara, Dec. 4: The radical faction of the UCPN (Maoist) has intensified the land grab drive  across the country. The Baidya faction erected the party flag in 22 bighas of land owned by Purwanchal property in Bara district on Friday.

The Maoist deputy in charge Ranjit Patel, however, claimed that the land has been under Maoist control since 2001.

The land owned by the Jyoti Group has been sold to Purwandchal two years ago. The party flag was erected in the land under instructions from Awaseh Patel, Maoist in charge of Constituency-6 in Bara. Read the rest of this entry »

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