CPI demands release of party leaders imprisoned in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 14:50 hrs

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday demanded the release of their party leaders, who have been falsely implicated in the name of Maoists in Chhattisgarh.

Talking to mediapersons here, CPI leader, Prabodh Panda said that he has head through media reports that the state government has taken the decision that the political cases against the leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress pending in the trial courts, will be withdrawn.

Panda said they have written a letter to the Chief Minister Raman Singh to review the pending cases against CPI cadres.

"All the political cases have to be reviewed and opposed. There are many leaders of our party as well, who have not underwent trial. We have given the list of eight comrades, whose cases have to be reviewed," said Panda.

Panda said the cases against CPI leaders are false and they have no connection with the Maoists as their party is against the extremists. (ANI)

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