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India’s Maoists: The Ideas of Azad Live On

Posted by celticfire84 on November 16, 2010

A Comrade in Study

Nobody Can Kill the Ideas of Azad!

No one can stop the Revolution’s Advance!

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Recently some media persons sent some questions to Comrade Ganapathy, the General Secretary of CPI (Maoist).

The martyrdom of Politburo member and party spokesperson Comrade Azad, the continuous losses to the Central leadership of the party, the issue of talks with the government, the deluge of militant mass movements in many areas, the situation of the revolutionary movement in the urban and plain areas, party stand on contemporary issues like Kashmir people’s movement, Commonwealth games, judgment on Babri Masjid are some of the issues on which Comrade Ganapathy concentrated and gave his replies. We hope this interview would be useful to know about party’s stand and understanding in the present situation.

– CC, CPI (Maoist)

1. Many people think that your party had suffered a severe backlash with Azad’s death. What are the circumstances which led to his death? How would you assess the role played by Azad in Indian Revolution? How do you plan to overcome his loss?

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Arundhati Roy on Obama’s Wars and India’s Maoist Rebels

Posted by celticfire84 on November 16, 2010

The following interview with the well-known courageous Indian novelist appeared on Democracy Now (November 8). Comments include a discussion of the recent assassination of Azad, the leader of the Communist Party of India (Maoist).

.Maoist rebels in India called for a strike Monday to protest President Obama’s visit. The Indian media reports Maoists blew up a new school building and killed four persons in the eastern Indian states of Orissa and Bihar. We speak with author and essayist Arundhati Roy about the struggle of the Maoist rebels in India and her assessment of President Obama.

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