Communist Party of India (CPI) urged the Collector to take steps to ensure that police accorded permission to public meeting, demonstration and other agitation at Puthur four road junction to all the political parties without partiality. A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of the city unit of the party on Friday. Another resolution urged the district administration to direct fair price shop personnel to ensure distribution of essential commodities without disruption in view of the work on affixing additional sheet to ration cards. The State government should initiate steps to ensure that all essential commodities are distributed to cardholders at the fair price shops. A. Palchristy presided over the meeting.