Sub Jatha from Odisha Flagged Off

Sub Jatha from Odisha flagged off

The sub-jatha from Odisha that is to merge with the Eastern jatha in Kolkata was flagged off in Parlakhemundi, the district headquarters of Gajapati district. More than one thousand people including hundreds of women and adivasis organised a colourful procession to mark the flagging off ceremony of this regional Sangharsh Sandesh jatha. It was flagged of by Janardan Pati Secretary CPI(M) Odisha State Committee and Central Committee member.

A public meeting presided by L. Ramagopal Rao was held on this occasion. State Secretariat members Ali Kishor Patnaik, Jaganath Misro and Adivasi Mahasabha leader Sala Marandi addressed the gathering. The speakers highlighted the alternative policies presented by CPI(M). The speakers dealt upon the issues of land, food, employment and corruption.

This regional jatha will cover a distance of more than seven hundred kilometres covering nine districts of Odisha. The Jatha is led by Janardan Pati and other members of the jatha consists of State secretariat members Ali Kishor Patnaik, Jaganath Misro and Sarat Das, Vikas Nath, Jitendra Mohanty leaders of the student and youth fronts. Surendra Das and H.N.Jadav members of the CPI (M) Sundargarh district secretariat and Sala Marandi President of the Adivasi Mahasabha too were present.