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POSCO Withdraws, But Repression Must Stop, Land Must Be Returned

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-03-31 13:29

As you may know from the media about recent the statement by Odisha’s Industry Minister, Devi Prasad Mishra that “POSCO confirmed the withdrawal of its project by requesting the Odisha government to take back the land transferred in its name”. We strongly believe this is not just a victory for our people but also the victory for the all the peasants, fisher folks, forest dwellers who are democratically fighting to protect their land, livelihood and environment. This is a victory against false propaganda, intimidation, false cases and threats of forcible eviction.

Fasting Struggle and Campaign Yatra against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2012-09-18 12:09

Image removed.11th September, 2012, saw the sixth day of the fast at Thoothukudi (also known as Tuticorin) in Tamil Nadu. A large number of fishermen and organisations who support them have been on fast. More than 400 men and women participated in the fasting. They have been fasting in protest against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Denounce the fascist attacks unleashed on the people fighting against Koodankulam Nuclear power plant

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2012-09-18 11:24

Tamil Nadu government and Central government have unleashed barbaric fascist violence on the lakhs of people of southern districts of Tamil Nadu who are fighting to stop the commissioning of nuclear power plant at Koodankulam. Every type of fascist machinery in stock with the government have been unleashed against the fighting people - deployment of thousands of police and para-military forces, firing and killing of the peaceful and unarmed protesters, teargas firing, lathi charge, continuous promulgation of curfew under CrPc 144 in all the surrounding areas curtailing people's movement and rights, etc. In the barbaric firing and violence unleashed by the police forces on Sep 11, 2012, as of now, a fisherman had died and hundreds of people seriously injured.

नौजवानों के बीच चर्चा : ये कैसी आजादी?

Submitted by admin on Sun, 2012-08-26 22:07

Image removed.15 अगस्त, 2012 के अवसर पर मदनपुर खादर में नौजवानों के बीच विचार-गोष्ठी आयोजित की गई। 65 साल आज़ादी के ''ये कैसी आजादी?'' इस विषय पर लड़के-लड़कियों ने बढ़चढ़ कर भाग लिया। इस विचार गोष्ठी की अध्यक्षता लोक राज संगठन के दिल्ली परिषद के सचिव बिरजू नायक ने की 60-70 युवक-युवतियों ने अपने-अपने विचारों को प्रस्तुत किया। अपने विचारो में उन्होंने जीवन में हो रही कठिनाइयों पर और जो उनकी मूलभूत आवश्यकताएं उनके ऊपर बात रखी।

65 साल की आज़ादी किसके लिये

Submitted by admin on Sun, 2012-08-26 22:00

Image removed.15 अगस्त, 2012 को आजादी के 65 साल पूरा हो गया। इस उपलक्ष्य में संजय कालोनी लोक राज समिति ने आजादी पर एक नुक्कड़ सभा आयोजित किया। समिति के अध्यक्ष अशोक गुप्ता ने सभा का संचालन किया।

Eminent Indian Citizens Condemn State Repression at Koodankulam, on Independence Day Eve

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2012-08-18 10:18

Image removed.The Tamil Nadu government, the Govt. of India and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited are moving ahead with their plans to commission the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu. The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has given the necessary clearance for loading of fuel in Reactor-1, notwithstanding stiff public opposition to the project. The People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), which is spearheading the struggle in Koodankulam, has strongly condemned the AERB’s decision.

Report of the Meeting of LRS AIC held on 22nd July 2012

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2012-08-16 22:23

The All India Council of the Lok Raj Sangathan met on 22nd July 2012 in New Delhi. Members from Delhi, Haryana, Himachal, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and UP were present. The meeting started promptly at 10 AM and completed its agenda just before 5 PM. A very serious and enthusiastic atmosphere pervaded the entire duration of the meeting.

Report prepared by Bhartiya Kisan Union: Police brutalities and farm land grabbing for Moserbaer power plant in Jaithari tehsil of Anuppur district in Madhya Pradesh

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2012-07-10 10:33

All arrested farmers along with Rakesh Tikait were released on the 27th June by the MP government. Below is a report prepared by BKU activist Dharmendra Kumar when he visited the site of the Moserbaer land grab in Anuppur District of MP.

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