Maharashtra State secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Ashok Dhawale reports on the recent struggle to include people in the BPL category in the state organised by the All India Kisan Sabha.
A meeting of the ministers and secretaries of the various state governments in India featured a discussion on the proposed Food Security Bill in the centre. The meeting elaborated on the provisions and came up with its declaration regarding the same. The Hindu newspaper also reported about this meeting and the report can be found here. Pragoti brings the text of the declaration of the meeting held in Trivandrum on 19th September 2009.