Exposure by Retired CEC: Note ban ineffective in checking black money

On December 3, recently retired Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat gave a statement to the media that the note ban on November 2016 was ineffective in curbing the use of black money in elections in India.

"After demonestisation it was thought that misuse of money during election will be brought down. But it couldn't be proved on basis of the data of the seizures. Compared to previous elections, there were more seizures in the same states," Rawat told ANI. He said that it appears that the political class and their financiers have no dearth of money. "As far as black money used in elections is concerned, there was no check on it," he added.

Rawat’s statement exposes the utter falsity of the claim made by PM Modi and his government that the note ban was aimed at unearthing black money. It exposes the fact that that while the note ban caused devastation for crores of working people, it has in no way diminished the use of money power by the ruling class, headed by about 150 monopoly capitalist houses, in influencing the outcome of elections, i.e. in determining which political party or coalition can be entrusted to run the government and best serve their interests.

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Dec 16-31 2018    Political-Economy    Economy     2018   

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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

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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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