Thursday, 02 March 2017 19:01
OPDR All India Conference Successfully Held
THE All India Conference of Organization for the Protection of Democratic Rights (OPDR) was successfully held at Suderayya Vignana Kendra, Hyderabad on 12th and 13th of February following a march through the streets of the city on 12th Feb. Delegates from Kerala, TN, Karnataka, AP, Telengana, Maharashtra and Odisha and observers from Chhattisgarh participated. OPDR Manifesto was discussed and accepted. Com C Bhaskar Rao was elected as Chairman, com Sabi Joseph as vice chairman, com Monoharan as general secretary, com Narsimnha as secretary (finance and public relations) and other office bearers from a fifteen member All India General Council elected by the Conference. The Conference passed resolutions condemning increasing state terror against people’s movements; for repealing all black laws including AFSPA and UAPA; for withdrawing military from policing in J&K and northeast; opposing the suppression of Bhangar movement by arresting its leaders under UAPA etc.