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Vol. 49, No. 45, May 14 - 20, 2017
Note: Yogi’s Saffron Revolution - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
‘Naxalbari 50’: Remembering my Old Comrades - Sumanta Banerjee
The Untold Story: ‘Shivaji - Hindu King in Islamic India’ - Murad Ali Baig
Modern Day Freedom Fighters: Worship Cow, Despise Humanity! - Subhash Gatade
David vs Goliath: A Battle against the Demise of Privacy - P Arun
The Otherside of the River: Tamil Nadu Boiling - Sandeep Banerjee
‘Ignorance is Bliss’: Rule of Law - CDRO

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25 May 2017

Naxalbari May 25, 1967: A tribute

Farooque Chowdhury

Naxalbari is still alive. Half a century has passed, yet the struggle is as bright as the crimson sun. Naxalbari is alive in the politics of people. The politics of dominating classes with all its power, and after so many years, is still failing to ignore Naxalbari, now, name of a politics, and has failed to wipe out Naxalbari from the map of people’s struggle.
Now, the 50th anniversary of Naxalbari, is a time to pay tribute to the path-breaking struggle that began in the area on the Mechi river along the India-Nepal border, to its architects, organizers and fighters, to the martyrs, many of them were murdered in prison cells, the poor peasants, the laborers, the women, the youth, the students, the intellectuals upholding a class line and making supreme sacrifice for the cause of the exploited. On May 25, 1967, police fired upon a gathering of people, and savagely murdered 9 including 6 rural poor women and 2 children in Naxalbari area. Martyrs are many. Aamraa to voolee naai shaheed, comrade martyrs, you are alive in our memory.
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