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The Proletarian Uprising of Punnapra-Vayalar: 74 Years Later

The Proletarian Uprising of Punnapra-Vayalar: 74 Years Later

The most romantic and probably the only proletarian insurrection of the subcontinent is also the most tragic and the most damned. The Punnapra-Vayalar revolt of October 1946 was Travancore’s ill informed imitation of the Great October Revolution, misled by the Brahmin-Bhadralok leadership and un-Marxist Marxism it preached. The insurrection was based on a single, broad issue – the rejection of[Read More…]

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