COMMUNAL HOLOCAUST IN MUZAFFARNAGAR-a great shock:CPI
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA Central Office Ajoy Bhavan, 15, Com. Indrajit Gupta Marg, New Delhi-110002 Telephone: 23232801, 23235058, Fax: 23235543, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org General Secretary: S. Sudhakar Reddy Dated: 9th September 2013
The CPI expresses its profound shock and deep concern at the communal
holocaust that has broken out in Muzaffarnagar, in Uttar Pradesh.
Already 26 people have died and more than 50 grievously injured. The
flames have spread from the city to the nearby villages. Belatedly the
State Government has called in the army to restore peace and order.
The Government should have acted immediately after two media persons
were killed in front of a so-called “Maha Panchayat”. The state
administration showed incompetence and inefficiency in controlling the
The Samajwadi Party Government had been lax for
quite some time in curbing all these communal outbursts and in
countering the aggressive machinations of the Sangh Parivar and other
communal forces of minority community, till now when it has been
compelled to call in the army. The Akhilesh government should implement
its promise of immediate action against erring district officials.
This is the culmination of communal tension breaking into occasional riots that have gripped U.P. for the last few months.
Stalwarts of the BJP and its Sangh Parivar have been named for inciting
the people to resort to killings and arson against members and
properties of the minority community. This is part of the nefarious
design of the communal BJP for its political and electoral gains.
The CPI demands that strict and effective measures should be taken
against all the communal instigators and hooligans. They should be
apprehended and immediately prosecuted.
The CPI appeals to the
people of all communities to restore peace. Peace committees should be
formed for going round the affected localities to restore the
traditional harmony that has always been the ‘Ganga-Jamuni’ culture of