Peasants to launch all-India agitation against the budget

At a press conference in Delhi on 6th Ferburary, the All-India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) announced its plans to start coordinated week-long protests in 1000 locations across the country. Nearly 200 farmer associations have rejected the Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister on 1st February as “anti-farmer”.

Toilers and Tillers

The all-India general secretary of the AIKSCC explained that the budget had failed to fulfil the promises the government had made to farmers. This included giving cost plus 50% minimum support price (MSP), debt waiver, insurance and procurement of crops.

Farmers pointed out that the “cost plus 50%” MSP announced as a big support to the producers was in fact a huge deceit.

“Instead of ensuring that farmers got a comprehensive cost (C2), which includes imputed rent and interest on land and capital, plus 50% profit, Mr. Jaitley announced 50% profit plus actual cost (A2) and imputed value of family labour (FL). Unlike C2, A2+FL does not take into consideration the rent for owned land and interest on fixed capital.” There is a huge difference between Mr. Jaitley’s formula and the Swaminathan formula which it is claiming to implement, they said.

Farmers across the country expressed their discontent and anger at the budget which only reaffirms the orientation of the Indian economy to fulfilling the claims of the international and Indian finance capital and the monopoly capitalists.


Share Everywhere

Peasants Struggle    MSP    Feb 16-28 2018    Struggle for Rights    Rights     2018   




Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no
alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation
and privatisation. The truth is thatthere IS an alternative.

The alternative is to reorient the economy to fulfil people’s
needs instead of fulfilling capitalist greed. This is the
program for the Navnirman of India.

Click on the thumbnail of the election manifesto of a CGPI
supported candidate for Lok Sabha to download the PDF.



This document, What Kind of Party?, was presented by
Comrade Lal Singh on behalf of the Central Committee
of the Communist Ghadar Party of India to the Second
National Consultative Conference held December 29-30, 1993.

Click on the cover image to download the PDF


Click to Download PDFThe first part of this pamphlet is an analysis of facts and phenomena to identify and expose the real aims behind the Note Ban. The second part is devoted to a critical appraisal of the government’s claims that it will reduce inequality, corruption and terrorism. The third part is what Communist Ghadar Party believes is the real solution to these problems and the immediate program of action towards that solution.

(Click thumbnail to download PDF)

These Elections are a FarceInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

(Click thumbnail to download PDF)

Manifesto 2014Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!

(Click thumbnail to download PDF)

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

(Click thumbnail to download PDF)