One of the first steps taken by the newly elected BJP government was to put up on the public domain the draft National Educational Policy (NEP) 2019.
The draft claims that the aim of the Policy is to attempt “to create a new system that is aligned with the aspirational goals of 21st Century education, while remaining consistent with India’s traditions and value systems”. Its aim is to transform India into a “global education hub” over the next 5 years.
Call of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, April 1, 2018
Doctors and medical students all over the country are organizing a dharna on April 2 in their hospitals and medical colleges. They are organizing under the banner of the Medicos Youth National Action Council (MYNAC) consisting of all medical student organizations and resident doctors’ associations.
Doctors and medical students have been agitating against the privatization of medical education and hospital care. They have been opposing the terrible conditions in government hospitals, overcrowded and with crumbling infrastructure, where young doctors are forced to work long hours without a break, dealing with long lines of patients.
In December 2017, the Government of Maharashtra took two decisions regarding education which have far reaching consequences. In the first week it declared that it would close down 1314 schools in the state. The Education Minister of Maharashtra justified this decision by saying that since these schools have less than 10 students, as per the Right to Education Act (RTE) provisions, the state has the right to close down such schools! He further shamelessly stated that actually as per the RTE Act, schools with less than 20 students can be closed down, which will mean closure of more than 12000 schools as per the survey conducted in 2009, but since government is concerned about primary education it has decided to shut down only around 3000 schools!
Lok Raj Sangathan recently launched a campaign for the right to water supply, sanitation, clean and hygienic living conditions, basic health care services, school education facilities, better public transport, etc. for the millions of working people living in slums and resettlement colonies spread out all across Delhi.
Lok Raj Sangathan and All India Save Education Committee have been agitating to oppose the closure of the only government-run primary and senior secondary school, the Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, in Burari in North Delhi. Parents and guardians of the affected students are also participating in the protest actions in large numbers.
Guest teachers working in Delhi schools held a demonstration under the leadership of the All Guest Teacher Association before the Delhi Secretariat on 15th January, in support of their demand for regularisation.
On May 23, 2012 the UPA government launched a savage attack on the livelihood of our people by increasing the petrol prices by over 7.50 Ps per liter. This is the third hike in petrol prices in the past year, and the steepest ever, the previous steepest being Rs 5/- a litre.
1) On the approval of report presented by CC
Having discussed the Report presented by the Central Committee on the work of building the Party in the course of leading the class struggle; and on the work of building the revolutionary United Front led by the working class; and
Britain exposed the hypocrisy of capitalist democracies before its own people last week as its government rode roughshod over opposition from the country’s students and teachers, ramming through legislation for an unprecedented hike in university fees.
The indefinite of over 33,000 non teaching staff of universities and colleges of Bihar has completed 49 days on August 18, 2010. The strike has badly affected teaching and examination schedules of all the colleges and universities in the state. Most colleges did not reopen after month-long summer vacation on July 1 and hence the admission of students to the three-year degree courses is yet to start there.
The Andhra Pradesh United Teachers Federation has called for a day long strike on September 7, 2010, coinciding with the All India General Strike. The Federation has demanded an end to the contract system in teachers recruitment.
Over 4,000 teachers and 300 professors at 18 public universities in Sri Lanka have declared they will strike work from August 16 2010 unless the government addresses their demands. They have asked for a 25 percent pay increase.
More than 33,000 non-teaching workers of nine universities and 250 colleges have not received their salaries for the last four months. They have launched an indefinite strike over this issue.The strike has already paralyzed the functioning of all the colleges and universities in the state. All works of admission, examination and teaching have been adversely affected by the strike.
Sir, I would like to join the CC of the CGPI in extending warm greetings to the working class on May Day 2010 and would like to second its call in its statement entitled “Employment, food, shelter; education, health care; water and electricity are our Rights!’’
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.