Spirited demonstrations organised all over the country by workers
On the occasion of May Day, workers organised demonstrations in support of their longstanding demands and in honour of those who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of the working class, in the capital cities of the states, in towns, in the districts, in the tehsils, in industrial areas and at factory gates. On this occasion, they pledged to fight determinedly against the anti-worker, anti-national and anti-people policies of the authorities and against the capitalist system itself.
The scientific discoveries of Marx remain an indispensable guide for saving humanity from the capitalist system
Karl Marx, the man who first laid bare the economic law of motion of capitalist society, was born on 5th May, 1818. He and his comrade-in-arms, Frederick Engels, published in 1848 the Manifesto of the Communist Party, which has remained the most influential political document in the world since that time until today.
The Union Budget presented on 29th February announced the government’s aim to raise Rs.56000 crore by selling public assets to private companies during 2016-17. Of this, Rs.36000 crore is the target for disinvestment and Rs.20,500 crore is the target for strategic sales.
On April 5, a special CBI court sentenced 47 policemen to life imprisonment for the massacre of 10 Sikh pilgrims in a fake encounter in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, 25 years ago. Ten of the 57 policemen charged with that crime have died before the trial ended. Some of the convicted policemen have retired from service, while others are still in service.
The Heroic victory of the Vietnamese People over US Imperialism — example and inspiration for the world’s peoples!
April 30, 1975 will forever be remembered by freedom-loving peoples around the world as the day the heroic people of Vietnam defeated the colossal might of US imperialism and ended the imperialist-imposed division of their country.
Statement of the Maharashtra Regional Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India on the occasion of May Day 2016
On the occasion of May Day, Communist Ghadar Party of India extends its heartfelt greetings to the working class of India as well as to workers all over the world who are fighting against the savage attacks on their rights by the capitalist class.
As we go to the press, the indefinite hunger strike by the students of JNU, against the unjust penalty meted out to them by the University’s High Level Enquiry Committee (HLEC) entered the fifteenth day. 20 students began the hunger strike on April 28 and many of them are continuing well into the 15th day. Some have had to withdraw on health grounds.
On May 11, a delegaton of trade union leaders of Delhi — including AITUC, CITU, Mazdoor Ekta Committee, AICCTU, AIUTUC and IFTU — submitted a memorandum to the Vice Chancellor of JNU, opposing the penalty imposed on the students and demanding revocation of the punishment. The delegation also participated in the students' protest action, in solidarity with their struggle.
The statement issued by the Delhi Regional Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India on the occasion of 1 May 2016, International Workers Day, entitled `This parasitic and rotten system is a burden on the working class!' is truly informative and optimistic.
Joint May Day Rally was organised in Delhi. Thousands of workers, youth, and women participated in the rally from Ramlila Maidan to Town Hall. The rally culminated into a public meeting, which was addressed by leaders of various workers organsiations.
The all India general strike has been called to resolutely oppose the course of enriching the capitalist minority by impoverishing the toiling majority. It has been called to assert the rights that belong to workers, peasants and other toiling people who create the wealth of India.
Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation and privatisation. The truth is that there 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.
The Report to the Fifth Congress of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, presented by Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of the CGPI, on behalf of its Central Committee, was discussed and adopted by the Fifth Congress of the CGPI, held in November 2016. By decision of the Fifth Congress, this report has been edited for publication.
The 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.
Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!
There is growing realisation among workers, peasants and other self-employed people that the program of liberalisation and privatisation only serves to enrich an exploiting minority at their expense. Mass resistance is growing to this anti-worker, anti-peasant and anti-national program.