The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) condemns the arrest of P. Madhu, Secretary of
the Andhra Pradesh State Committee of the Party and Central Committee
member. Comrade Madhu was arrested at the Amudalavalasa railway station, in
Srikakulam district in the early morning of August 12. The police have
arrested him to prevent him from visiting the area where forcible land
acquisition is taking place for the Polaki Power Plant. Many other leaders
and cadres of the Party in Srikakulam district were arrested while
protesting the detention of Madhu.
The Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu is constantly resorting to
anti-democratic repressive measures to suppress peaceful protests. The Polit
Bureau demands the immediate release of P Madhu and all those who were
arrested in Srikakulam District.