Tamilnadu

C.C. Communique

n Kerala, the Party will continue to contest elections as part of the LDF. In Tamilnadu, the CPI(M) will contest the elections as part of the DMK led alliance. In Assam, the CPI(M) will contest the elections in cooperation with all secular opposition parties including the Congress to defeat the incumbent BJP government in the state, which is sharpening communal polarization, destabilizing social harmony and heaping miseries on the people. In West Bengal, the CPI(M) and the Left Front will have an electoral understanding with all secular parties, including the Congress, which seek to defeat the BJP and the TMC.

Peasant Movement and Dalit Rights in East Thanjavur

Marxist, XXXV, 3, July-September 2019

G. RAMAKRISHNAN

The Peasant Movement and
Dalit Rights in East Thanjavur,
Tamil Nadu

This essay[1] presents a comparison of the conditions in which the Dalit people of East Thanjavur lived in the 1940s and the living conditions of the Dalits after agrarian struggles were launched, up to 1991. Some of the challenges that remain to be overcome are also outlined here.

TN: CPI(M) To Contest R K Nagar

CPIM contesting in RK Nagar By-election. Local committee secretary R.Loganathan (39) announced its candidate. CPI(M) state secratary G.Ramakrishnan, CC members T.K.Rangarajan and C.Sampath announced it to the press. "TN people need alternative to policies pursued by AIADMk, DMK, BJP and Congress. CPIM candidate will be the correct alternative choice before RK Nagar people" G.Ramakrishnan said.

He appealed Left and Democratic forces of the state to support CPI(m) candidate. He has asked CPI and VCK for support.