From our Readers: Babri Masjid Demolition Case

I am writing to thank you for carrying the article entitled `Babri Masjid Demolition Case: No Justice unless those in Command are held Responsible’ dated 29/9/2020′ carried on the online version of MEL. Indeed, after this article, the CBI Special Court did deliver a verdict that acquitted all 32 accused of conspiracy.

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Why not education of same quality for all?

Presentation made by Comrade Santosh Kumar at the web meeting organised by Mazdoor Ekta Committee on 27 September 2020 on “Why not education of same quality for all”

Ever since India gained political independence, people have been promised that all children will receive free school education of uniformly good quality. … The Constitution adopted in 1950 said there would be free education for all within 10 years. … More than 70 years have passed since the Constitution was adopted.  Still all children in our country do not receive education of equal standard. Why is this?

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Babri Masjid Demolition Case:

No Justice unless those in Command are held Responsible

The Supreme Court has ordered the CBI Special Court to deliver the final verdict in the Babri Masjid demolition case by 30th September.  Several senior leaders of BJP, RSS, Bajrang Dal and Durga Vahini stand accused in this case, including Lal Kishan Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, Vinay Katiyar and Sadhvi Ritambhara.  All of them have been accused of having conspired to demolish the 15th century mosque on 6th December, 1992, and of having delivered hate speeches against Muslims prior to the demolition.

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Victory of the Vietnamese people against imperialism continues to inspire the world’s people

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the victory of the patriotic movement of the Vietnamese people, led by the communists and their leader Ho Chi Minh, over the invading forces of US imperialism who had subjected their country to unparalleled brutality for more than 15 years.  This victory was the second great achievement of the Vietnamese people who had earlier, on September 2, 1945, declared their national independence at the end of the Second World War.

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Protests against anti-worker and anti-farmer policies

On 23rd September 2020, workers responded to the call of the Central Trade Unions and organized demonstrations at many different places across the country, to oppose the government’s anti-worker, anti-farmer and anti-national policies. These demonstrations were against the three anti-worker labor code bills and the anti-farmer bills relating to agriculture,

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Enactment of Three Labour Codes:

Condemn the Blatant Attacks on the Rights of Workers

Statement of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, 25 September, 2020

Three laws, called Labour Codes on Industrial Disputes, Occupational Safety and Social Security, were all passed by the Lok Sabha on 22nd and by the Rajya Sabha on 23rd September, the concluding day of the monsoon session.  They were passed without any debate and without heeding the voices of crores of workers who were protesting against these proposed laws all over the country.  The Labour Code on Wages had been enacted in 2019.

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Condemn the thoroughly anti-farmer bills declared passed in Parliament

Statement of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, 25 September, 2020

Farmers across the country are marching on the roads and rallying in meetings to denounce the passing of three bills relating to trade and storage of agricultural products.  These are the Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020’, ‘The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020’ and “The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill.  They are also opposing the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020, which will drastically increase the cost of power for the farmers.

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Lessons of the Korean War

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.  This bloody and brutal war killed nearly 4 million people and laid waste to cities, towns and villages across the Korean peninsula. It resulted in the lasting division of the once proud and unified country of Korea. 

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