Month: May 2014

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UP Communist Revolutionary Leader Com. Sant Ram Passes Away

Former member of Uttar Pradesh Provincial Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy and Vice-President of UP State Executive Committee of AIKMS, veteran communist revolutionary Com. Sant Ram breathed his last today at his native village in Unnao district in UP. Com. Sant Ram was recently diagnosed as suffering from lung cancer. He has been a member of the UP Provincial Committee of the Party for a very long time and was relieved from PC due to ill health only in the last state conference.

Com. Sant Ram had joined CPI in 1962 and has consistently been with the revolutionary communist movement having joined CPM after split from CPI in 1964 and communist revolutionaries after break from CPM in 1967. He has been a strong votary of revolutionary line in the communist movement. Belonging to poor peasant family, Com. Sant Ram participated in the revolutionary peasant movement and was always in the forefront of this struggle. He led a long underground life.

UP Provincial Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy paid revolutionary homage to Com. Sant Ram and vowed to carry forward the tasks of new democratic revolution in the country for which Com. Sant Ram worked throughout his life.… Read More

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Prof. Saibaba’s Arrest Condemned, Release Demanded

While a spectacle in the name of democracy is on in India in the name of general elections, the real state of democratic rights in India is once again apparent in the arrest of G.N. Saibaba, a teacher (Associate Professor) of Delhi University on 9th May in Delhi by Maharashtra police. While ruling class parties fight each other bitterly for power, their policy consensus and intolerance of those who expose this system and the policies of loot and plunder to the people of India is displayed once more in this arrest. Prof. Saibaba has been a vocal critic of these policies, of the plunder of the country and repression on people’s movements and has been a friend to the fight back of people against these policies. He has been an outspoken critic of fake encounters of communist revolutionaries and of the war against the people being conducted by the ruling classes.

Prof. Saibaba has been teaching English for around a decade at Ram Lal Anand College of Delhi University.… Read More