This perversion of the concept of India as a secular democratic republic defined in our Constitution to a theocratic and supremacist one is what is straining to tear apart India today. To counter this grave threat, we need to understand what the RSS is and what its history has been.
The Central Committee finalized the Draft Report on Organisation to be sent to all State Committees. The Central Committee will meet on December 26 and finalise the report to be presented to the Plenum beginning December 27, 2015 at Kolkata. Massive preparations through state wide jathas and mass contact programmes are underway in West Bengal to make this plenum a big success.
The Left Parties will launch a nationwide campaign against the communal hate offensive spearheaded by the RSS and patronized by this BJP led government, from 1st to 6th December, 2015 through various forms of protest.
The CPI(M) congratulates the people of Bihar who have given a resounding defeat to the BJP alliance in the assembly elections. They have rejected the rank communal campaign conducted by the BJP, led by the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo with divisive issues like cow and beef and the bogey of reservations for minorities.
There is nothing new in this “truth”. All the charges against the Left raised ad nauseam in the past are repeated once again. The Left is accused of hegemonising the intellectual discourse in the country. The point of view of Left intellectuals has been persuasive and continues to be so because of the strength of its scholarship, reasoning and study of Indian history.
The Polit Bureau discussed the draft report to be presented to the Party Plenum on Organization. This draft will now be subjected for discussion in the Party Central Committee meeting scheduled to meet in Delhi from November 13 to 16. The Plenum will be held in Kolkata from December 27 to 31, 2015.
Jharkhand has recorded highest number of communal conflicts during last year. After Jamshedpur violence in July 2015, again Jharkhand simmered with tension on Oct 24, 15. Communal violence occurred in Hazaribag, Palamu and Latehar districts.
A CPI(M) delegation met the Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Arvind Kejriwal and discussed some immediate and urgent issues. The delegation led by Brinda Karat comprised of State Secretary K.M.Tiwari, and Secretariat members Asha Sharma, Anurag Saxena, Ravindranathan, Neelgagan Singh and Maya.
RSS and dozens of its so called socio-cultural outfits have become ever more active in recent months with the BJP coming to power under the leadership of Narendra Modi. In spite of Modi’s tall promises, and acute anger against the incumbent UPA-II, the BJP had got mere 31 percent of the vote share in the 2014 elections.
The corporate media has pushed a narrative of the “Hindutva Fringe” that is responsible for irresponsible actions, hate speech and whipping up communal frenzy while Modi and the core of BJP are responsible actors concerned only with development.