The 10th All India Conference of Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was held at Kochin in Kerala, India from 1st to 5th of February. Comrade Rangana Devapriya, the National Organizer of Socialist Students’ Union (SSU), the students’ organization of the JVP, participated in the conference representing Sri Lanka.
Representatives from Cuba, Greece, Portugal and Bangladesh also participated and Comrade Rangana Devapriya had had discussions with them. Comrade Rangana Devapriya addressed the Conference and presented souvenirs to the President of DYFI M.B. Ramesh and its General Secretary Avoy Mukherjee. A massive rally headed by newly elected President of DYFI Mohammad Riyas and other leaders was held at Fidel Castro Nagar.
CPI (M) is the ruling party in Kerala while Thripur too comes under the party.