MEL April 16-30 2011

Elections in West Bengal: Bengal needs change of system

Bengal definitely needs change. The issue is this. Will replacing the Left Front government by a TMC Congress government address the problems of workers and peasants of Bengal? Or the entire political and economic system needs radical transformation? The Communist Ghadar Party of India firmly believes that the entire political and economic system needs radical transformation, a Navnirman of the Indian state and society. The line pursued by the CPI(M) and the Left Front it leads have been a biggest block to this Navnirman.

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Vigorous election campaign by People’s Candidate in Tamil Nadu

Unlike the candidates of bourgeois parties who were given a ticket by their party high commands, Com Wilson was selected by the people ‘s committees of Buthan Sandhai, Semgangkalai, Kadaiyalu Moodu, Kunjaluvelai, Paulkuzhi, Mukkutukal, Idikodu, Arumani and Vellangkodu, Devi codu, Northang Kalai, Mangkodu, Karodu, PaluKuzhi, KunjaluVillai, Mela Theru, Kulichal, Marapadi and Arumanai and other areas in the constituency.

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On the occasion of the 141st birth anniversary of VI Lenin

Fight for the victory of the proletarian revolution and the dictatorship of the proletariat!

The history of the working class movement of our country has confirmed that revision of the fundamental teachings and conclusions of Marxism Leninism, as well as its dogmatic rendering, have caused harm to the cause of the revolution and communism. Refusal to develop Indian revolutionary theory, thereby falling victim to the Eurocentric outlook that everything from our past is feudal and reactionary, has been a disease afflicting the communist movement in our country, which our Party has diagnosed and is working to overcome.

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The Electoral Process needs radical Change

The CGPI utilises the opportunity and platform provided by elections to expose the policies and programs of the state and ruling class, and to promote widespread discussion on the demands and concerns of the working class and people. We clarify to the masses of working people the need for a fundamentally new political system and process that can actually empower the working masses and ensure their prosperity and security.

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Call for a fundamental change in the system

In a hard-hitting speech, Prakash Rao drew the attention of the audience to the manifold ills that have plagued the system of representative democracy in place in our country, over the last 65 years, and conclusively showed that the solution to the problems of the workers, peasants and toiling masses lies in bringing about a fundamental change in the political system, political process and institutions

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The reality of the Right to Education Act

Under the garb of a ‘fundamental right’, India’s education system is being made even more discriminatory and class divided, giving in to the ‘right’ demanded by capitalists to make profits from every sphere of social activity, including education.  The real aim underlying the RTE Act is to fulfil capitalist greed – not the fundamental right of all workers, peasants and their sons and daughters.

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Condemn US-NATO aggression on Libya

The mass media has been constantly promoting the notion that "Muammar Gaddafi is killing his own people", and is a "vicious dictator", and "they have to invade to save lives". This is classic Anglo-American rubbish which was also touted before invading Afghanistan, Iraq and the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999.

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Imperialist aggression on Libya – A Criminal Conspiracy

The situation in Libya is grave. The imperialists are preparing to introduce ground troops to occupy Libya or partition the country, as the present level of intervention in the form of weapons, special forces, assassination squads and tactical leadership has proven insufficient.

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Scramble for Libyan Oil Reserves

Why are the imperialists so desperate to get rid of Gaddafi and install a pliant regime? This must be seen in the context of the inter imperialist conflicts over the redivision of Africa, rich in natural resources. Libya is one of the few countries in Africa (others are Sudan, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Eritrea) which are not part of AFRICOM, the newest of Pentagon commands for the African and Mediterranean Basin region.

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Massive protests in US against spending cuts and anti–labour legislation

Teachers and union members marched in the streets of Philadelphia to protest the state education budget that contains a massive 54 percent cut to public higher education spending. Education cuts lead to tuition fee hikes, making education unaffordable for many youth.

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Imperialists instigate civil war in Ivory Coast

A grave situation has developed in Africa with the marauding imperialist powers plunging entire countries into chaos and anarchy in order to advance their imperialist aims.

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Agitation for regularization by contract workers of ACC (Holcim)

Contract workers of ACC (Holcim), a multinational cement company, in Chhattisgarh, have started an indefinite dharna from April 3, 2011, demanding the implementation of a High Court order for their regularization and for implementation of the Cement Wage Board Award.

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Greece petroleum workers strike

Employees of Hellenic Petroleum launched a 10-day strike on 3rd April 2011 that could disrupt the supply of the market with fuel in the coming days. The employees at EL.PE are striking in demand of "the safe staffing of the new units that are commencing operation at the (EL.PE) industrial installations in Thessaloniki and Elefsina". (ANA-MPA).

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Finland paper workers strike

Hundreds of Finnish workers have started a two week strike at selected paper making plants aimed at speeding stalled wage talks. The trade union says the walkouts began in the first week of April 2011 and include some 1,000 members. They are expected to cause plant closures, mostly at UPM- Kymmene Corp.'s factories.

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Goa steel workers strike work

Contract workers in a steel making plant in Sanguem taluka in Goa began an indefinite strike on April 5, 2011. Over 250 workers gathered outside the factory gates shouting slogans against the management. The striking workers are demanding better working conditions.

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Support the just struggle of the Resident Doctors of Maharashtra!

Increased allocation of financial resources for providing health care in the public hospitals. This is required for uninterrupted full supply of life saving medicines and instruments required for life saving procedures in the peripheral and district hospitals throughout the state. Currently there is a huge shortage of these items.

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Voltas workers fight for rights

The workers of Voltas in Mumbai are on the path of struggle. Voltas is a profit making company belong to the Tata Group. The workers of Voltas have been fighting for revision of their wages and have put forward a charter of demands.

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General Motor workers strike continues

The strike by workers of General Motors India (GMI) at the Halol plant in Gujarat continues.  900 temporary workers of the car plant are on strike since March 16, 2011.

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Postal workers threaten indefinite strike

All India Postal Employees Union has threatened to go on an indefinite nationwide strike in support of their demands.

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Film workers of AP call for strike

Thousands of film workers of Andhra Pradesh have declared they will go on strike from April 8.  The workers are demanding a hike in their wages, but Telugu film producers are refusing to discuss their demands. "Workers of all the 24 crafts will not participate in any shooting from tomorrow until our demands are met," leaders of the A P Film Industry Employees Federation (APFIEF) declared.

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PARTY DOCUMENTS

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Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no
alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation
and privatisation. The truth is thatthere 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.

Click on the thumbnail of the election manifesto of a CGPI
supported candidate for Lok Sabha to download the PDF.

 

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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.

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Click to Download PDFThe 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.

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These Elections are a FarceInterview 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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Manifesto 2014Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!

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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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