CPI adopts 16 resolutions in Party Congress

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Hyderabad, Mar 26 (UNI) The Communist Party of India (CPI) today adopted 16 resolutions, out of which, 14 were released to the press at its 20th National Congress, which began on March 24.

The CPI adopted resolution on land reforms, calling upon the agricultural labourers, poor peasants and other rural masses to launch countrywide ''militant'' struggles for physical occupation of surplus, government waste land and Bhoodan land and also for defending their rights in land.

Lauding the party's State Unit for successfully carrying out land occupation struggle, the party demanded that the State Government implement land reforms laws in the interest of the nation and for landless rural masses and poor peasants without delay.

The party also demanded that the State Government withdraw false cases foisted against the CPI leaders, who participated in the land struggle.

Extending solidarity and support to the small traders, who were facing stiff competition from the corporate retailers, the party called upon its State unit to build a powerful movement to protect the retail trade and livelihood of the small traders.

Demanding that the Centre introduce a Bill for 33 per cent women reservation in the Parliament in the present budget session, the CPI adopted resolution on 'gender justice', urging the Government to enact a law on prevention of sexual harassment at work place and amend remuneration act for ensuring equal pay for equal work.


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