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Punjab-22: What March 10 Won’t Mention

Punjab-22: What March 10 Won’t Mention

 10 Weeks – In Between Returning from Delhi Border 11.12.2021 and Going to Polling Booths 20.02.2022 Millions will be waiting for the results of the elections to the five state assemblies out of which three took part in the farmers movement: Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Gigabytes of comments from ‘Experts’ will pour out. And there will again be a[Read More…]

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Elections and the idea of struggle

Elections and the idea of struggle

As village after village is being visited by the political elite of the state of Punjab to make promises and appease the voters for 20th February (when their fate gets decided by the population of the state), the members of BKU (Ekta) Ugrahan – the largest Kisan union  in Punjab –  was busy preparing for its Lok Kalyan rally, which[Read More…]

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Assembly Elections: Scenario and Consequences

Assembly Elections: Scenario and Consequences

The assembly elections in five states, being held from February 10 to March 7, 2022, are bound to have an impact on both: the politics of power and the politics of ideology. The impact of these elections on the politics of power is being discussed more and more in political parties, mass media and citizens’ discourse. With the acceptance and[Read More…]

by 17/02/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Punjab Polls: Tough Battle For All In the Race?

Punjab Polls: Tough Battle For All In the Race?

Selection of Charanjit Singh Channi as party’s Chief Minister-face in Punjab may have enhanced chances of Congress faring better in coming assembly elections than was presumed not too long ago. In 117-member Punjab Assembly, 59 seats are needed to form a majority. During the 2017 elections, Congress won 77 seats, two lesser than it secured in 2012. Aam Aadmi Party[Read More…]

by 09/02/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Lok Morcha Punjab calls on building revolutionary Alternative and place no faith in Ruling class Parties 

Lok Morcha Punjab calls on building revolutionary Alternative and place no faith in Ruling class Parties 

Lok Morcha Punjab adressed a meeting in Teachers Home Bathinda, on January 22nd which was curtailed in terms of size because of covid restrictions. Still it was one of the most qualitative in projecting the democratic revolutionary alternative model to the people. It stressed on active political campaign, opposing slogan of boycott and participating in elections. Speakers touched upon the[Read More…]

by 26/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Channi is dishonest and Kejriwal an honest man?

Channi is dishonest and Kejriwal an honest man?

On 20 January, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi a dishonest man, and emphasized that Channi should not be viewed as a common man. That is, the patent of the common man lies with Kejriwal alone, and in this respect, honesty as well. Kejriwal made this statement in a quick response to the ED’s[Read More…]

by 25/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Punjab Election and the farmers

Punjab Election and the farmers

History looks like repeating itself  like in the 2012 and 2017 elections where the central programme of farmers groups was attended by around 12-15000 persons., which I personally witnessed in Barnala and Bathinda.The tactic of active political campaign  proved correct with those calling for boycott or participating making negligible impact. It effectively raised the democratic political consciousness of the peasants[Read More…]

by 21/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
On Punjab elections and farmers participation

On Punjab elections and farmers participation

With all the constraints of time, I do wish to share my views with a large number of friends and likeminded people on an issue, which is very crucial in the coming days and times. This issue concerns farmers participation in coming Punjab Assembly elections, may be in other states -UP and Uttarakhand too, but primarily in the context of[Read More…]

by 09/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
How Farmers’ Organisations Are Approaching The Upcoming Elections In Punjab?

How Farmers’ Organisations Are Approaching The Upcoming Elections In Punjab?

A very significant polarisation has taken place between farmer’s organisations from the Samyukta Morcha on issue of stand in state elections in Punjab. A big chunk are towing the parliamentary path and contesting the polls. However a significant contingent is not participating in the polls or supporting parliamentary candidates The most progressive stand has been adopted by the Bharatiya Kisan[Read More…]

by 27/12/2021 1 comment India
Captain Should Play a Higher Role Than High Command

Captain Should Play a Higher Role Than High Command

I do not generally opine on the internal affairs of any political party. Hence, I have no comments on the machinations of leadership change in Punjab and the strength or potential of the new leadership. I will only say that Captain Amarinder Singh, a veteran leader of about 80 years, was punished by the Congress high command for not visiting[Read More…]

by 28/09/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Punjab-Politics: Negative Signs? 

Punjab-Politics: Negative Signs? 

What can the new Chief Minister of Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi be expected to achieve within less than a year? Paradoxically, change of guard in Punjab as well as Gujarat doesn’t spell much of a surprise as several other chief ministers have been subject to the same move. One is nevertheless tempted to deliberate on the tendency of respective party heads[Read More…]

by 20/09/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Punjab Polls:– Taxing Time for Congress? 

Punjab Polls:– Taxing Time for Congress? 

Congress leaders were probably not prepared for taxing political signals surfacing from Punjab. Political drama kicked by Punjab’s Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and a recent opinion poll survey, predicting Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) gaining more votes than other parties in coming state polls certainly demand deliberation on what is really suggested by these factors? Undeniably, both pose a major[Read More…]

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