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Homage to Com. Chalasani Prasad
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Homage to Com. Chalasani Prasad

Revolutionary poet, writer and erstwhile Secretary of Revolutionary Writers Association (VIRASAM), Com.  passed away on July 25th 2015 morning at his house in Vishakhapatnam. He was 84 years old.

Chalasani Prsad was born in Bathapenumaru village of Kuchipudi mandal of Krishna district. His family had a long history of participation in the revolutionary movement from days of Telengana Armed Struggle (1946-51). One of his brothers, Chalasani Vasudevarao was martyred in the Telengana Armed Struggle.

Com. Chalasani Prasad was a lecturer in AVN College at Vishakhapatnam. He was inspired by Naxalbari and Sirkakulam armed peasant struggles. He was very close to Mahakavi Sri Sri. He was the key person in Sri Sri celebration and in the release of a pamphlet “Writers, Artists, Where are You? Whom do you support? Are you with the common people or the ruling classes?” He played a great role in establishing Revolutionary Writers’ Association. From there Com. Chalasani campaigned for the politics of Armed Struggle of Naxalbari and Srikakulam.

He was imprisoned several times including during Emergency. He hailed all people’s struggles including our struggles in Vishakha. Where-ever fake encounter killings took place, he went and exposed the brutalities of the Govt. Com. Chalasani also stood with people and people’s struggles as a revolutionary poet.… Read More

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Homage to Com. Madala Narayan Swamy, Central Leader of CPI(ML)-New Democracy

Nearly two months short of hundred years, veteran communist revolutionary leader and central leader of CPI(ML)-New Democracy Com. Madala Narayan Swamy (MNS) breathed his last on December 9, 2013 in a nursing home in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. Spanning eight decades of active communist work and taking active and leading role in two revolutionary periods that of Great Telangana Armed Struggle and the revolutionary movements after Naxalbari peasant armed struggle, three party phases of communist movement in India that of united CPI, CPM and CPI(ML), Com. MNS remained a steadfast revolutionary in thought and action till he breathed his last inspiring generations of communist revolutionary activists, particularly in Andhra Pradesh. Full of richness of his revolutionary experience, vastness of his field of action and consistency of his outlook and devotion to the revolutionary cause of Indian people, life of Com. MNS served and continues to serve as a shining example of all that was and is glorious in the revolutionary movement of the country. In his long life he remained steadfastly with the revolutionary movement and even with his death, his thought and actions will continue to guide CPI(ML)-New Democracy and the communist revolutionary movement of the country. Central Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy is proud of his long association with the Party and indebted to his untiring guidance and revolutionary zeal in advancing the revolutionary movement and Party’s influence.… Read More

RED SALUTE TO COM. PALTU SEN!
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RED SALUTE TO COM. PALTU SEN!

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Com. Paltu Sen (Amar Sen), President of the National Committee of IFTU died of a massive heart attack on July 30, 2013. Although suffering from severe diabetes, serious visual handicap and damaged kidneys, Com. Paltu Sen did not allow these to come in the way of his leadership of the revolutionary trade union movement and was actively engaged in this work till the end. Com. Paltu Sen was a member of the Central Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy. Com. Paltu Sen leaves behind his wife and two sons.

Born on 10th March 1950, Com. Paltu Sen a resident of Uttarpara, Dist. Hoogly, West Bengal became active in revolutionary student movement and actively participated in food movement in West Bengal in 1966. He was a very popular student leader at the time. He was a student of B.Sc. Physics (Hons) when inspired by the Naxalbari armed peasant movement he left his studies and plunged into revolutionary communist movement and joined communist revolutionaries and subsequently CPI(ML) when it was formed in 1969. He went to organize tribal poor peasants in Odisha from where he was arrested in 1970. He was charged with conspiracy to overthrow the Govt. (Section 120B IPC) , convicted and sentenced for seven years prison term.… Read More

Homage to Com. Ram Naresh Tyagi
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Homage to Com. Ram Naresh Tyagi

Com. Ram Naresh TyagiNational Committee Treasurer of Indian Federation of Trade Unions and member of UP state committee of CPI(ML) New Democracy, Comrade Ram Naresh Tyagi died on July 28th at around 7.30 pm. He accidently slipped with his motor cycle while trying to save small children who ran on to the road after sparking on electricity cables. He was 63 years of age. Born on in village Sainthli, Muradnagar, Disrict Ghaziabad in a peasant family, Com. Ram Naresh did his high school and joined the Ordnance Factory Murad Nagar as a worker.

As a conscious young man he came in close contact with the party before Emergency and after participating in some activities he soon became a party member. He started working in ordnance factory trade union and participated as a delegate in the founding conference of IFTU in 1978 in Gauwahati. In 1993 IFTU national conference in Hyderabad he was elected to the National Committee and later made its Treasurer, a post he held till his unfortunate end.

He participated in the National Conference of PCC CPIML in 1984. He was also a delegate in the 1992, 1996 and 2004 Party Congresses. He was a member of West UP regional committee of the Party since 1980 and later a member of its UP state committee from 1988 onwards.… Read More