On 14 December 2020, thousands of peasants from the Hanumangadh district in Rajasthan staged a massive demonstration at the Nohar tehsil headquarters. All the peasants and workers organisations in the area also participated in the demonstration.Continue reading
The struggle of workers and peasants is a Dharm Yudh
Let us advance the struggle to defeat the rule of the Adharmis!
Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India, 17 December, 2020
Peasants all over India are demanding that the farm laws recently passed by Parliament be repealed. Blocked by the police from entering Delhi, they are protesting at the borders of the capital. The protest sites are swelling as thousands more are joining every day. Peasants have come from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. They are coming from Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and from other places hundreds of kilometres away. Delegations have arrived from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and other states. Workers’ unions and organisations of students, women and youth are all standing in solidarity with the Kisan Andolan in this struggle.Continue reading
After lakhs of peasants laid siege to the capital of the country and held their ground for 15 consecutive days, Government of India finally gave its written response to their representatives. The Kisan Morcha has rejected the government’s proposed amendments to the already enacted pro-corporate laws. All the constituent organisations have unanimously decided to further intensify their struggle, until these laws are repealed.Continue reading
Massive rallies in front of India’s missions abroad are taking place in support of farmers. Millions of people have signed petitions. Non-resident Indians (NRIs), especially Punjabis abroad, are playing an important role. For example, young second and third generation Punjabis abroad are explaining to their relatives the experience of farmers in the U.S. and Canada where big corporate agribusinesses stole the lands of Indigenous peoples and farmers.Continue reading
The 5000-strong nursing staff of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) called off their agitation late night on 15th December in the wake of a Delhi High Court order restraining them from continuing with their strike and threatening to use the Disaster Management Act against them.Continue reading
Shahidi Park at ITO in New Delhi was the scene of a militant protest action by the people of Delhi on December 14, to express support for and solidarity with the on-going agitation of the peasantsContinue reading
Peasant-Worker Unity Zindabad!
An Attack on One is an Attack on All!
Joint statement issued by workers’ organisations, December 2020
Like crores and crores of people all over our country as well as innumerable people from all over the world, we the workers of the undersigned unions and organisations support the just demands of our peasants and demand that they be immediately fulfilled!Continue reading
Television news channels keep referring the current mass agitation at the Delhi borders as a protest by Punjab farmers. This is deliberate disinformation. It contradicts the fact that the protestors include tens of thousands from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.Continue reading
On 7th December, senior BJP leader and Union Minister for Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, criticised the Congress and other opposition parties which had declared their supporting to the Bharat Bandh called by peasant organisations on 8th December. He accused these parties of “double standards”.Continue reading
A call given by the farmers organisations leading the current agitation against the three anti-farmer laws passed by the Central government received wide-spread support throughout India. Apart from peasant organisations, the Bandh was supported by various unions of the workers as well as other organisations.Continue reading