The Left party urged secular forces to observe the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30 as National Integration Day and "unveil" the people responsible for the assassination of the Father of the Nation.
In a resolution adopted at its National Council meeting here, CPI said that during a short span of seven months of the Narendra Modi government, more than 800 communal clashes took place in various parts of the country.

"In the name of Ghar Wapsi, love Jihad and Bahu Beti Bachao, the ruling clique wants to divert the attention of the masses towards their failures. Majority and minority fundamentalists are active towards communal polarization," it said while accusing the Sangh Parivar of adopting several "undesirable tactics" to create fissures in the society.
"The secular and democratic forces should take it as a greater challenge and unveil the faces of those responsible for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. These forces are directly and indirectly responsible to harm the integrity of the nation," said a resolution adopted at the end of the three-day meet on Sunday.
"The National Council of the party calls upon the units and members to invite other Secular and democratic forces to observe January 30 as the National Integration Day which is the need of the hour," it said.

The party meet also strongly rejected the Ordinance on Land Acquisition Act and extended its support to the nationwide protest against it on January 30 by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and other farmers organizations.

"All pro-farmers measurers enshrined in Land Acquisition Act 2013 has been either removed and attacked by this ordinance," it said.
In another resolution, the party said the government continues to deny the consumers the benefit of low crude oil prices in the international market and demanded halt to increasing Excise Duty.

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