CPI severely condemns the police firing on Dalit activists in Madhya Pradesh killing seven people during the bandh against two judge bench diluting the SC/ST Act. According to available reports large number of angry people participated in the agitation in North and Western India.
CPI demands punishment to Police officials who carried attacks on Dalits in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra etc and adequate compensation to the families of victims.
S. Sudhakar Reddy,
General Secretary, CPI.