Nation-wide protest on 19th December against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Registration of Citizens

A convention of socialists has decided to support the call for nation-wide protest on 19th December against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Registration of Citizens. The Socialist Convention has also expressed strong support for the call of Rural India Bandh to underline the need to address the increasing distress of rural people. There is also a plan to start an all India Yatra to promote the Constitutional values for building a socialist nation with thrust for dignity of all men and women and focus on justice to children and youth. It will start on 30th January from Gandhi Samadhi and conclude on 17th May at Patna to mark 150 ycars of Bangalore and Bapu and 85 years of the Indian Socialist movement. The convention, called Samajwadi Samagam, at Bangalore was presided by veteran trade unionist Michael Fernandes and inaugurated by socialist leader Prof. Rajkumar Jain, it had its valedictory under the President ship of Sri.Doreswamy, a veteran Freedom Fighter. It was attended by eminent socialists from 9 states including Kerala, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, M.P., U.P., Delhi, Jharkhand, Haryana and Karnataka. addressed by representatives of Kisan organizations, women leaders, Dalit activists, trade unionists, Dalit thinkers and social scientists. assembly in this year after Gwalior in March, Delhi in July and Indore in October. This was fourth such According to the convener of Samajwadi Samajwadi Samagam B.R.Patil, the convention also adopted a six point Bangalore Declaration which urged the policy- makers to pay attention to the crying needs of women, Kisan, working classes, implementing the recommendations of various national commissions without any further delay in the interest of nation-building. children and youth by He also told that the next conventions of Indian at Varanasi, Socialists are Scheduled to be held Hyderabad, Ranchi and Kerala in the coming months.

– B.R.Patil,

Convener-Samajwadi Samagam,

City Today News



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