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Poem from Nepal: ” I Greet You with a Red Salute”

Posted by hetty7 on December 18, 2011

This poem appeared in the English version of The Red Star, a voice of the Revolutionary forces within the UCPN (M).

It is from an anthology,  Poems of the People’s War, published by Ichchhuk Cultural Academy.


Salute Jelwang – Krishna Sen “Ichchhuk”

November 25, 2011

Jelwang 1

Standing on the peak on the top of Lalbhanjyang 2

I’m looking far away

Towards the horizon of liberation

The high hills of sovereignty look

Standing straight silent for the mourning

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Nepal: People’s War, Art and Literature

Posted by hetty7 on September 28, 2011

Philippino revolutionary art

This article is from

Thanks to Banned Thought for making available this issue of Red Star.  It is  Vol. 3, Issue 17  16-31 –  July 2010.

“The people’s artists went on singing revolutionary songs in every nook and cranny of the country. The dramatists staged revolutionary dramas among the masses. The poets wrote war poems visualizing their victory. The writers wrote articles expressing their faith in the revolution and showing their confidence in the victory of the people in the people’s war”

People’s War, Art and Literature

Dil Sahni

The world shaking decade long People’s War in Nepal has brought revolutionary changes in every sphere of our life. It is said that every revolution produces its own singers, poets and writers. Nepal alone can’t be the exception to it.  Nepal is not the exception to it indeed. The protracted People’s Revolutionary War has produced hundreds of its singers, poets and writers. Read the rest of this entry »

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