Historical Evolution of Electricity Supply in independent India, 1947 to 1992

This is the third in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India

The official position regarding the generation and distribution of electricity in our country today is the opposite of what the Government of India declared in 1947. It was proclaimed at that time that the State should take full responsibility for providing electricity to everyone and all over the country, at an affordable price.

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Agnipath scheme

Dear Editor, MEL’s recent article “Massive protests against Agnipath scheme for recruitment to the armed forces: The anger of unemployed youth is entirely just” has captured the essential points around the recently announced Agnipath scheme of the Central Government. It has very nicely explained how the people of India are

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