[Reader-list] Be ready for a fascist onslaught, says CPI(Maoist)
nagraj.adve at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 06:35:13 CDT 2014
This press release as has been quoted just misses the point in hiding
behind the Party's old rhetoric. I can never fathom why the Maoist party -
and much analysis by others - assumes that people are naive fools. No
number of "MNCs, imperialists, big landlords" can generate a wave. Putting
one's head in the sand may be good policy for an ostrich, but it does not
make for good analysis.
On 10 June 2014 13:13, Vivek Sundara. <viveksundara at gmail.com> wrote:
> Date: 10 June 2014
> Subject: Be ready for a fascist onslaught, says CPI(Maoist) - The Hindu
> Today's Paper >> NATIONAL
> RAIPUR, June 10, 2014
> Be ready for a fascist onslaught, says CPI(Maoist)
> Pavan Dahat
> The outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) has said that the new
> National Democratic Alliance government will be no different from the
> previous United Progressive Alliance government and will implement the
> "same neo-liberal policies."
> In its first reaction to the formation of a new dispensation at the
> Centre, the CPI (Maoist), in a press note signed by its central committee
> spokesperson, Abhay, said: "The victory of the BJP under [Narendra] Modi
> indicates the intensification of exploitation, oppression and fascism in
> the country."
> "The real meaning of the Gujarat Model, which will now extend to the whole
> country, is the suppression of all forms of dissent, including that of
> workers, peasants, religious minorities, particularly Muslims, and other
> exploited and oppressed sections of society," the note said.
> "The NDA's clear majority in Parliament, the absence of a strong
> parliamentary opposition, and most importantly, the RSS-BJP's Hindutva
> agenda are indications of the coming fascist onslaught."
> The note appealed for building "a widespread struggle to fight back the
> threat from Brahmanical Hindu-fascists by uniting all revolutionary and
> democratic forces."
> The BJP won "by using the people's pent-up anger against the Congress."
> Criticising the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the note said: "The RSS played
> a central role in orchestrating anti-Muslim attacks and stirring up Hindu
> religious chauvinism, particularly through the attacks in Muzaffarnagar."
> The CPI(Maoist) said the election manifesto of the BJP did not forget to
> present its anti-Muslim, anti-Kashmir and Hindutva agenda, and promised to
> scrap Article 370, impose a Uniform Civil Code and build a Ram temple.
> The Modi-wave, the CPI(Maoist) said, "has been put forward by the
> imperialists, the MNCs and big landlords to divert the people's wrath
> against the neo-liberal policies of the ruling classes and usher in fascism
> as Hitler did to serve their interests more effectively."
> Cautioning people on their "illusion of good days under Modi," the party
> said the condition of the masses would deteriorate further on all fronts.
> *The real meaning of the Gujarat Model, which will now extend to the whole
> country, is the suppression of all forms of dissent*
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