Twenty seven years ago, on November 1-3, 1984, the rulers of India carried out the cold blooded slaughter of thousands of innocent people belonging to the Sikh faith, in Delhi, Kanpur and other places, following the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
Crisis of capitalism and the dangerous course of the Indian State points to the urgency for communists to prepare for the proletarian revolution!
Keynote Speech delivered by Comrade Lal singh, General Secretary, Communist Ghadar Party of India at the Conference on "Indian State and Revolution". Nov.2002
After 2 weeks of procedural wrangles between the BJP and the "opposition", the Lok Sabha debated on the Gujarat genocide. The debate merely confirmed the politicians of the ruling class as charlatans with no concern for the people or their lives, livelihood or dignity as human beings. Even more, it confirmed the bankruptcy of parliamentary democracy.
On June 6, 1984, Operation Blue Star — the armed assault on the most sacred shrine of the Sikhs, the Golden Temple in Amritsar, was launched.
A grave situation confronts the workers, peasants and other toiling people of India.
Thousands of Sikhs have been brutally massacred in the unprecedented communal fascist terror unleashed by the Indian ruling classes immediately following the assassination of Indira Gandhi. As the state- organized gangs of murderers, marauders and looters went around all over Delhi and other towns and cities of India, they left in their wake death and destruction on an unprecedented scale.
The terrible communal massacre in Gujarat, where hundreds of men, women and children have been burnt alive by organised communal gangs, has roused the anger of the masses of Indian people. Who is to blame for this communal violence? What must be done to prevent such crimes?