Gaya District, March 24, 2021: The CPI (Maoist) has announced a Bandh in southern Bihar and western Jharkhand on March 24 and 25 to protest against the murder of four Naxalites in a fake encounter in Gaya district of Bihar.
The CPI (Maoist) have termed the encounter between Cobra, CRPF and Naxals that took place in the Chakarbandha forest of Dumariya block on March 16 as a fake encounter.
The Naxalites have accused the police of shooting Amareesh, Shivpujan, Sita, Udaya under a conspiracy to murder them and show their killing as an encounter. The Maoists claim that the police want to get the credit by saying that they have killed them in an encounter but this is not an encounter it is the cold blooded murder of Maoist leaders.
The Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee of CPI (Maoist) issued a press release, supporting the Bharat Bandh of March 26 called by ‘Samyukta Kisan Morcha’ against three farm act brought by the Central Government and appealed to the common people to make it successful as well. The Maoists’ letter has protested against all three agricultural laws. In the letter issued by the Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee Spokesperson, Azad mentioned that the outfit is fully supporting the demand of the farmers’ organization.
It may be mentioned here that the Bharat Bandh has been called by the United Kisan Morcha on 26 March against the three farm bills brought by the Central Government. The CPI Maoist has written in support of the farmer movement that all the three agricultural laws are anti-people. Therefore, it is very important to repeal it. The organization fully supports the Bandh called on March 26 in protest against the three laws.
In view of the CPI Maoist’s Bandh on March 24 and 25, the announcement of Bandh in southern Bihar and western Jharkhand and the CPI Maoist support for the Bharat Bandh by farmers on March 26, an alert has been issued in Bihar-Jharkhand and the rumor is being monitored.
Source : https://www.dailypioneer.com/2021/state-editions/cpi–maoist–calls-bandh-on-march-24–25.html