CPI(M) workers to go on hunger strike from June 2

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Mumbai, May 31 (UNI) Activists of Communist Party of India (Marxist) will go on a statewide indefinite hunger strike from June 2, in order to protest the rising prices of essential comodities all over the country.

According to a party release, Maharashtra CPI secretary Dr Ashok Dhawale and city party unit general secretary Mahendra Singh along with other activists will be on a relay hunger strike at Azad Maidan in South Mumbai.

Their demands include distribution of essential commodities like pulses, 35 kg rice, wheat, oil and other things through the public distribution system for all the ration card holders.

The activists had undertaken a signature campaign all over the state in support of their demands and in Mumbai alone, they had collected more than a lakh signatures, the release added.


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