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cgpilogo.png"Not an electoral machine but an instrument for the empowerment of the working class and all the oppressed"

Founded on December 25, 1980, the Communist Ghadar Party of India (CGPI) is an organized detachment of communists who have devoted their lives to the liberation of India and to the emancipation of labour on the world scale.

The doors of the CGPI are open all those who wish to make revolution the mission of their lives — who agree to implement the program, work in one of the party organizations and pay monthly dues.

  • The CGPI is committed to the restoration of unity of all Indian communists.
  • The CGPI works to unite all communists, irrespective of party affiliations, in the course of providing leadership to the class struggle and preparing the subjective conditions for ending all exploitation of persons by persons, for the victory of revolution and communism on Indian soil.
  • The CGPI opposes all forms of conciliation with social-democracy and the idea of a “middle road” between capitalism and socialism.
  • The CGPI opposes all illusion mongering about the State of the Indian Union, which is neither democratic nor secular but the bulwark of the colonial legacy, an instrument of capitalist-feudal exploitation and imperialist plunder.
  • The CGPI opposes those who justify state terrorism in the name of defending “national unity and territorial integrity”.
  • The CGPI does not seek political power for itself. It is organised around the aim of securing power in the hands of the working class and the oppressed.
  • The entire membership sets the line and tasks of the party, at the Congress, which is the highest body. The Congress elects the Central Committee to implement the line and carry out the tasks set, until the next Congress is convened.
  • The foundation of the CGPI lies in its basic organisations in the factories, work places, mohallas, chawls, villages and college campuses — the basic organs of class struggle.
  • Party organizations provide leadership at all levels. The party’s work is carried out on the basis of the principle of collective decision making and individual responsibilities.
  • The CGPI is committed to the development of Indian revolutionary theory, a theory emerging out of the conditions of India and suited to the development of communism here. It invites all communists and enlightened minds to contribute to this work of theory, by basing themselves on the rich Indian thought material and summing up the experience of the working class movement, starting from the present.

The work of CGPI is based on the theoretical thinking of Marxism-Leninism and guided by contemporary Marxist-Leninist thought. Contemporary Marxist-Leninist thought is the summation, taken in general form, of the experience of the application of Marxism-Leninism to the conditions of socialist revolution and socialist construction, to the struggle against modern revisionism and capitalist restoration, against fascism, militarism, imperialism and medievalism. It is not the final form of Marxism-Leninism under the economy, empowerment of the people and the democratic renewal of India.

Come all who are concerned about the fate of out people, our ancient civilisation! Let us raise the banner of liberation, of deep going transformations! Let us build the revolutionary united front around this fighting program!

Revolution is our right and duty. To fight for the democratic renewal of India is the immediate task.

Let us unitedly take up this task so that the crisis can be ended and the door opened for the progress of society!

 Inquilaab Zindabaad!


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Click to Download PDFInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India

by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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History of Ghadar PartyA Presentation of Communist Ghadar Party of India

100 years ago Ghadar Party was formed by Indians in the US.It was historic milestone in our anti-colonial struggle.

The goal of this party was to organise a revolution to liberate our motherland from British servitude and establish a free and independent India with equal rights for all. It believed this to be the necessary condition for our people to hold their heads high anywhere in the world.

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Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India, 30th August, 2012

Working class representatives from all over the country are gathering on 4th September, at a time when a titanic struggle is going on in our country. The struggle is between the majority of toiling and exploited people and a minority of exploiters. It is between the majority whose labour expands wealth and the minority who enjoy the fruits of wealth creation on the basis of their private property and positions of power.

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Call to the Working ClassDefeat the program of privatisation and liberalisation!

Fight with the aim of establishing workers’ and peasants’ rule!

Call of the Central Committee, Communist Ghadar Party, 23 February, 2012

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Necessity for the working class to take political powerThe initiating speech, at the working class conference on the Way Forward held on 23-24 December 2011, was made by comrade Lal Singh, on behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India. The document entitled the necessity for the working class to take political power has been edited based on the discussion in the conference and is being published according to the decision the Central Committee.

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Power to DecideVoice of the Communist Ghadar Party of India on the Power to Decide

This publication contains three statements issued by the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party on 1st, 18th & 28th Aug, 2011.

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