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Electoral politics in the Indian states: the Communist parties of West Bengal

Electoral politics in the Indian states: the Communist parties of West Bengal

[by] John Osgood Field and Marcus F. Franda.

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Published by Manohar Book Service in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communist Party of India,
  • Communist Party of India (Marxist),
  • Elections -- India -- West Bengal

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Communist parties of West Bengal
    SeriesStudies in electoral politics in the Indian states, v. 1, Studies in electoral politics in the Indian states -- v. 1
    ContributionsFranda, Marcus F., Field, John Osgood, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 158 p. maps. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19183037M

    The state’s Budget presented to the legislative assembly by finance minister Amit Mitra on February 4, has pleased West Bengal’s small but influential middle class. Electoral Politics in the Indian States: Party Systems and Cleavages (Delhi: Manohar Book Service, ), and John Osgood Field and Marcus Franda, The Communist Parties of West Bengal (Delhi: Manohar Book Service, ). See also the interesting study of Bashiruddin Ahmed and V. B. Singh, "Dimensions of Party System Change: The Case of Madhya.

    The largest Indian communist party, the CPI (M), has not been spared by this mafia rise: it was one of the reasons for its defeat in after 34 years in power in its bastion of West Bengal, although policies expropriating peasants to build factories also strongly contributed to cutting the party off from its electoral . 2. Discuss in some detail the Congress Party of India. 3. Examine the Janata Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party. 4. Describe the main class-based and regional parties. 5. Note the lack of significant pressure group politics in the Indian party system. Political Parties A political party is an organised group that seeks to gain political.

    However, the party coalition government of Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee in West Bengal in –70 was classified as ideologically nonpolarized because all parties in the coalition were Center, Left, or regional parties, but none were parties of the Right. Using compelling sources, the book, which was originally published in , shows how and why the borders were redrawn, how the creation of new nation states led to unprecedented upheavals, massive shifts in population and wholly unexpected transformations of the political landscape in both Bengal and India. The book also reveals how the spoils.


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Electoral politics in the Indian states: the Communist parties of West Bengal. [John Osgood Field; Marcus F Franda]. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (abbreviated CPI(M) and CPM) is a communist political party in India.

It is one of the national parties of India. The party emerged from a split from the Communist Party of India in The CPI(M) was formed in Calcutta from 31 October to 7 November As ofCPI(M) is leading the state government in Kerala and has representation in the Ideology: Communism.

It identifies four phases of Left politics in West Bengal: the period during which communists built support for a programme of radical transformation; the post years when the Left Front introduced land reform and effective local government that produced a ‘party society’ in rural areas; a third stage when popular support was subverted Cited by: 1.

As Congress declined, the Communists had enough to keep them invested to some extent in electoral politics. Read: West Bengal: Videos of police vandalising vehicles and setting them on fire emerge from Malda.

But then the Communist party itself went into terminal electoral decline in Bengal. Suddenly, Congress did not even need them any more.

If the Left in India hopes or wishes to rise up from the ashes, then the first thing it must do is to become more Indian. Inshortly before the Communist Party of India was established, the Mumbai Marxist, S.A.

Dange wrote a pamphlet exalting Lenin over Gandhi. Ever since, Indian communists have found their heroes in a country other than. What does the Left Front’s recent defeat spell for the wider political process in India.

The February defeat of a communist coalition after 25 years in power in Tripura, a tiny state in northeastern India, is widely seen as the demise of left-wing politics in the coalition, also known as the Left Front or Left Alliance, comprises the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB), the Communist.

Indeed, having erupted at a time when West Bengal is gearing up for an election, which has been termed by a political commentator as “the most important state election for the Bharatiya Janata Party in its second term at the Centre,” (because BJP is making a bid for power in a state which has proved elusive compared with other Eastern.

Communist Party of India (Marxist) graffiti in a Kolkata alley in Both West Bengal and Kerala remain deeply religious states, where the vast majority still identifies as religious and. IT TEST BENGAL is one of two states in the Indian Union where India's Communist parties have gained a predominant share of the decision-making power of the ministries.

From March 2, i, when the Congress party of West Bengal failed for the first time since Independence to gain a. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Outside the states of West Bengal, Tripura and Kerala, it gathered less than 1 per cent of the vote. The CPI’s reputation as one of the six national parties of India came under severe threat.

Change On the Horizon. West Bengal has had the unparalleled distinction among Indian states, of being ruled, sinceby a coalition of left-wing parties, that have advocated class-based politics and are publicly committed to improving the position of the poor in rural areas as a matter of priority.

Electoral politics in Pakistan: national assembly elections report of SAARC-NGO Observers Book Electoral politics in the Indian states: the Communist parties of West Bengal. Admitting that as of now “a third alternative is not feasible” at the national level, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat said here on Tuesday that it was.

Communist Party of India (CPI), national political party in India whose headquarters are in New Delhi. Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy became head of the CPI infollowing his election as general secretary. According to the CPI’s official history, the party was founded in late in Kanpur (now in.

Students of the Jadavpur, Presidency, Calcutta and IIT-Kharagpur have strongly condemned brutal attacks by the police on students of Jamia, AMU & JNU. On a recent morning in southern India, one of the world's last true-believing communists rose to speak in a place where communists can still whip up the masses and win elections.

Thomas Isaac, the finance minister for the state of Kerala, gazed out at a crowd of hundreds who had gathered to honor the founding father of Kerala's Communist Party, a man killed by a snakebite while organizing. According to an article in the Mainstream Weekly published inthe Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Front coalition that governed West Bengal from committed o political murders.

Here, I can’t help but mention about Kerala where around RSS-BJP workers have been murdered by the CPM goons so far. By adopting a political resolution acceptable to both the majority and minority sections, the 22nd party congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) averted a .The Bolshevik Party of India (abbreviated BPI) is an Indian political party in party was founded in The party had a certain role in the trade union movement in West Bengal and was briefly represented in the state government in In later years the party has played a negligible role in Indian politics.

In the Lok Sabha elections, CPM had put up 70 candidates, just to win three, compared with nine in The CPI had fielded 51 candidates, just to get two elected.