On the 73rd Anniversary of the Indian Republic:
This republic is designed to exclude the working people from power

Statement of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, January 18, 2023

People must have the right to propose and to reject laws. They must have the right to amend or reformulate the Constitution. We must enjoy the right to select candidates for election, to hold those elected to account and recall them at any time, and the right to initiate legislation. Instead of making decisions in the people’s name, political parties must be duty bound to ensure that decision-making power remains in the people’s hands.

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Preventive Detention – An Anti-Democratic feature of the Indian Constitution

One of the principles of modern democracy is that no citizen can be arrested by the State without cause.  This principle is violated by the Indian State on a widespread scale. The Constitution permits the legislature to enact laws providing for preventive detention.  The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the National Security Act (NSA) and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) are examples of central laws which permit arbitrary arrest and detention of people by the official security forces.

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