Justice thunders condemnation, a better world’s in birth!
The Communist Ghadar Party of India hails the powerful 3-week long mass campaign launched by a wide cross section of justice-loving people and their organisations to punish those guilty of the genocide of Sikhs in November 1984.
Speech of Prakash Rao at the Seminar on 4th November, 2012
Comrades and friends!
On this fourth day of November 28 years ago, Delhi was filled with the stench of burnt human bodies. The atmosphere was full of tension, with armed troops on the streets. Tens of thousands of widows and orphans were camping in various Gurudwaras in the city.
In their attempt to justify the opening up of retail trade and many other sectors to foreign direct investment, the Prime Minister and many other so-called economic experts argue that increased inflow of foreign capital is essential to save our economy from sinking deeper into crisis.
The proposal for the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been hailed by the bourgeoisie. All the associations of big capitalists, CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM are calling the implementation of GST as the most important and urgent ‘reform’ required by the country to speed up the slowing growth of GDP. They claim that it could add as much as 2.5% to GDP growth.
The workers of Maruti-Suzuki plant located in Manesar in Gurgaon, under the leadership of Maruti-Suzuki Workers Union went on a two-day hunger strike on 8th and 9th November 2012 in front of the office of the Labour Commissioner to demand reinstatement of retrenched workers and immediate release of imprisoned workers.
Com A K Shrivastava is the Secretary General of the All India Guards’ Council (AIGC). Our correspondent met him to interview him about the effect of 20 years of the economic reform policy and to get information about the working conditions in this important sector.
I read the issue of Oct 16-31 of the Mazdoor Ekta Lehar on the internet. It is has some significant articles. I would like to offer a few comments on the article, "Growing opposition to the capitalist-imperialist reform agenda.
I have read with interest your October 16-31 issue which carried a box on “Extension of working hours and increase in workload.” This matches with my own experience in life. I am an IT Engineer. I sit in front of my computer in an air-conditioned room. But I do not think I am better off than some workers performing manual work.
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.
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.