The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the decision of the Union
Cabinet to once again promulgate an ordinance on the land acquisition issue.
This BJP government has failed twice in the past to sustain this legislation
by getting parliamentary approval.
The re-issuance of this ordinance at a time when a joint parliamentary
committee has been constituted to examine the implications of the amendments
proposed by the BJP government to the 2013 law approved by parliament is
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) demands, in the light of the Prime Minister
statement yesterday that the new land acquisition bill is not a "life and
death question" for him, that this ordinance be kept in abeyance till the
joint parliamentary committee submits its report and parliament takes a
considered position on this amended land acquisition Bill.