Letters to Editor: Elections in five states

Dear MEL Editor,

I read your analysis of the recent elections in five states with great interest. I understand that the voting pattern reveals to some extent the growing anger of people. At the same time, it is the ruling capitalist class which has used these elections to install governments of its choice.

It is indeed true that neither BJP nor Congress Party has any solution to the peasants’ problems or to the problem of widespread unemployment and under-employment. They are both committed to implement the agenda of the capitalist monopoly houses to enrich themselves as rapidly as possible, through the most ruthless exploitation of the working people and plunder of natural resources.

At a time when all debates on TV create the impression that there are only two sides in the electoral battle, headed by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, Communist Ghadar Party has boldly put forward the revolutionary alternative. That alternative is to establish workers’ and peasants’ rule and reorient the economy to fulfill human needs instead of fulfilling capitalist greed.

One of the important points being made is that “the platform of demands around which massive all-India protest actions of workers and peasants have taken place forms an excellent starting point for developing the program for human-centered economic reorientation”. It means that the revolutionary alternative is not something dreamed up by a few intelligent persons. It has already emerged from the class struggle . It needs to be defended and further developed.

The fact that candidates with a track record of fighting for people’s rights won in some constituencies, with support from communists belonging to several different parties, is extremely encouraging news. It is a source of inspiration and confidence that it can and must be replicated in as many places as possible.

The conclusion drawn is very compelling. The way forward is indeed for “communists to unite and build a broad alliance of workers, peasants and progressive intelligentsia, around the program of empowering the people and reorienting the economy to fulfill human needs instead of fulfilling capitalist greed”.

Wishing all success to this all-important work,

Yours sincerely,

Tara Chand, Faridabad


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Feb 1-15 2019    Letters to Editor    Popular Movements     2019   

पार्टी के दस्तावेज

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

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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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Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India, 30th August, 2012

Working class representatives from all over the country are gathering on 4th September, at a time when a titanic struggle is going on in our country. The struggle is between the majority of toiling and exploited people and a minority of exploiters. It is between the majority whose labour expands wealth and the minority who enjoy the fruits of wealth creation on the basis of their private property and positions of power.

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Call to the Working ClassDefeat the program of privatisation and liberalisation!

Fight with the aim of establishing workers’ and peasants’ rule!

Call of the Central Committee, Communist Ghadar Party, 23 February, 2012

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Necessity for the working class to take political powerThe initiating speech, at the working class conference on the Way Forward held on 23-24 December 2011, was made by comrade Lal Singh, on behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India. The document entitled the necessity for the working class to take political power has been edited based on the discussion in the conference and is being published according to the decision the Central Committee.

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Power to DecideVoice of the Communist Ghadar Party of India on the Power to Decide

This publication contains three statements issued by the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party on 1st, 18th & 28th Aug, 2011.

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