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The Communist Party and the movement went underground.
The pro-Soviet Communist Party Pakistan began an armed peasant struggle in the region of Patfeeder in Baluchistan and also came to control mass based militant workers unions in the cities.
Comrades of the CPP were critical of their significant oversight of the impact of Soviet revisionism.
www.geocities.com /cmkp_pk/history_of_communist_movement.htm   (562 words)

 Communist Party of Britain
It is an honour to be asked by the executive committee of the Communist Party to address this annual commemoration of the life and work of Karl Marx.
It is outlined above all in the words of The Communist Manifesto: "they point out and bring to the front the common interests of the entire working class, independent of all nationality" and "always and everywhere represent the interests of the movement as a whole".
Communists working in the spirit of Marx cannot accept the idea that the working class does not have a single ideological standard.
www.communist-party.org.uk /php/newsTemplatePrint.php?story=156   (1853 words)

 On the History of the Communist Movement in Pakistan
The CPP was itself the continuity of the Communist Party of India.
The CPP was badly affected by the break-up of the Soviet Union.
In 1995, the Communist Party of Pakistan under the leadership of Imam Ali Nazish made a self-criticism of their policies and joined the MKP in a historic union.
www.wpb.be /press/WTC/Pakistan4-10.htm   (2296 words)

 The Discussions of S.A. Dange with the C.P.S.U.(b)
In the opinion of these sections, the Communist Party sank to a position of compromise in relation to British imperialism, whereas the National Congress, which came out against supporting the British in the war, is viewed as an organization that is fighting for the national interests of the Indian people.
The Communist Party has set before itself the objective of achieving the democratic resolution of the agrarian question – the liquidation of the large land holdings without the purchase of land from landlords, social insurance, the establishment of wage norms and the nationalization of the main sectors of industry.
The creation of an independent Communist Party in Pakistan has been condemned by the leadership of the CPI, moresoever, as Teja Singh, the organiser of the Communist Party of Pakistan was expelled from the membership of the CC and the party two months ago for factional activities and the misuse of party finances.
www.revolutionarydemocracy.org /rdv7n1/Dange.htm   (7160 words)

 Pakistan and India urged to resolve disputes -DAWN - National; 04 March, 2005
These views were expressed by visiting Indian leaders Herkishan Singh Surjeet, Secretary General of Communist Party of India (Marxist) and A B Bardhan, Secretary General of Communist Party of India, during their meeting with Mr Nisar Khuhro, the parliamentary party leader of the Pakistan People's Party, here on Thursday at the Sindh Assembly building.
Terming their journey of Pakistan a success he hoped that if we continue to pursue the present path of dialogue for understanding issues and point of view of each other, the course of events would usher a change conducive for mutual interest.
Mr Bardhan said that they had come to Pakistan with a message from people from India that India and Pakistan were two major countries of South Asia and if they resolve their mutual issues, their impact would pave a new era of peace and progress in the region.
www.dawn.com /2005/03/04/nat8.htm   (872 words)

 Socialist Pakistan
The left movement in Pakistan traces its origins in the Indian communist movement, which, in turn draws its inspiration from the Russian revolutions of 1905 and particularly that of October 1917.
In 1920, the Communist Party of India (CPI) was formed, it's leader M..N. Roy participated in the meetings of Third International and played a revolutionary role.
The JIT was a movement for the formation of a workers party by the trade union movement.
www.laborpakistan.org /leftmovement.php   (3757 words)

 Progressive Movements in Pakistan Collection
With the separation of East Pakistan the Bhashani faction of the NAP ceased to exist in the truncated Pakistan and the Wali faction alone came to be known as NAP.
Pakistan Mein Fauji Raj Awam Ki Zindgi Azab.
Organ of the Communist Mazdoor Kisan Party (CMKP) (Punjab).
www.iisg.nl /archives/en/files/p/10817906full.php   (3653 words)

 The left in Pakistan: a brief history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In 1920, the Communist Party of India (CPI) was formed; its leader M.N. Roy participated in the meetings of the Third International.
In 1988, Qaumi Mahaz-e-Azadi (National Liberation Front), a Maoist party, and the Workers Party (a Stalinist party) merged to form AJP (Awami Jomhori Party—People's Democratic Party), but barely a few months had passed when, on the eve of an election, the merger was split.
For the sake of survival, the Communist Party and MKP merged in 1994 to form CMKP (Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party).
www.dsp.org.au /links/back/issue13/Sulehria2.htm   (3670 words)

 Pakistan Christian Post
Communist Party of Pakistan has decided to boycott the second and third phase of the Local Bodies Election and have also requested the like minded parties to boycott the same.
The Communist Party of Pakistan doesn’t see any positive role of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and ECP is totally partial and doing what ever suggested to him by Pervaz Musharraf.
Communist Party is a party of workers, peasants and downtrodden masses and it carries no brief case either but the history tells us that one day comes in every country, when the genuine political forces capture and emerged as the potential political force; the spokesman concluded his statement with these remarks.
www.pakistanchristianpost.com /newsviewsdetails.php?newsid=334   (740 words)

 Pakistan Times | Lead Story: Pakistan Bye-Elections: Polling in Two Constituencies Today
At present, Shaukat Aziz is the member of the Upper House of the Parliament as a Senator and his holding the portfolio of Finance Minister almost ever since the time, when President General Pervez Musharraf took over the reigns of power in 1999.
Yet he is ought to win a seat in the Lower House, the National Assembly as an MNA to take-over the apex executive slot as the new Premier of Pakistan.
'Pakistan Times' special correspondent reports from Mithi in Sindh that the election fever in Tharparkar district has reached on its peak and 251579 voters of the National Assembly constituency, NA-229 Tharparkar-I are preparing their mind to exercise their right of franchise in the bye-election, scheduled to be held today, Wednesday.
www.pakistantimes.net /2004/08/18/top.htm   (652 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Last year the blue eyed boy of Indian communist parties Lalu Prashad was applauded by the people of Pakistan for visiting the country.
Pakistan government knows that coalition parties in the Indian government have sufficient influence on the government decisions, the report added.
The communist parties of India have also invited Pakistani communist parties’ leaders to visit India on the occasion of a conference in April.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Feb05/15/10.htm   (230 words)

 Asia Times Online Community and News Discussion - Indian Delegation in Pakistan.
Tracing the evolution of PWA and communist Party in Pakistan, the participants also referred to the difficulties faced by the activists because of the policies of the government.
They pointed out that in Pakistan where even its founding party was not allowed to exercise full political power and where democracy was subverted by the bureaucracy (both civil and military), Sajjad Zaheer showed courage by founding the communist party of which he was the first general secretary.
They said whatever cadre existed in Pakistan was due to the struggle of Sajjad Zaheer in the formative phase of the communist movement in the subcontinent.
forum.atimes.com /topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4924   (1157 words)

 Pakistan Christian Post
He is one of the few political prisoners in Pakistan who have the honour of enjoying the hospitality of jail departments of all the four provinces.
He joined Communist Party of Pakistan as a student and became its Secretary General but resigned due to differences with the party's old guard on policy matters.
JS: I was elected the Communist Party of Pakistan's Secretary General on December 25, 1990, at the party's Karachi Congress.
www.pakistanchristianpost.com /interdetails.php?id=51   (2033 words)

 A landmark visit
The delegation went at the invitation of the Joint Left Front, comprising the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP), the Communist Mazdoor Kisan Party and the Labour Party of Pakistan, and despite being there during a critical phase in Pakistan's politics, it had several pleasant encounters.
Asked why the Left parties felt it was important to visit Pakistan after such a long interregnum, Surjeet said the recent developments between India and Pakistan had strengthened the positive ties between the countries.
Explaining the rationale behind the visit by the Left parties, Mansoor Saeed, central committee member of the Communist Party of Pakistan, told Frontline that as interaction between the governments as well as non-government organisations was on, the CPP felt that the Left should also participate actively in such measures.
www.flonnet.com /fl2208/stories/20050422002302000.htm   (986 words)

 Political Affairs Magazine - India's Communist Delegation Travels to Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Though the functioning of the three parties comprising the JLF leaves much to be desired, it is hoped that the formation of the JLF would in itself act as a catalytic agent and help bring together all such leftist elements who are scattered or lying dormant.
To take an example, the CPP is not in a position today to support a single wholetimer but yet, because of their commitment, leaders and cadres of the party never hesitate to empty their pockets whenever the party decides to undertake some task.
Insofar as the situation in Pakistan is concerned, it is they who are closer to their reality, it is they who have to analyse their reality and it is they who have to decide their strategy and tactics for their revolution.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/798/1/48   (1882 words)

 Communist leaders from India arrive -DAWN - National; 25 February, 2005
They were greeted at the airport by workers of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP), the Communist Mazdoor Kisan Party (CMKP) and the Labour Party of Pakistan (LPP).
CPP office-bearers, however, alleged that agencies' officials posing as workers had tried to stop journalists from covering the event.
A CPP office-bearer told Dawn that the Indian politicians had come here on the invitation of a federal minister and some leaders of leftist parties.
www.dawn.com /2005/02/25/nat19.htm   (316 words)

 Communist Workers & Peasants Party Pakistan
While the General of the Rogue Pakistan Army smokes cigars in his arm chair in the President House and the former Citibank Bank man packs his bags to move in to Prime Minister House, the weak and oppressed of this country continue to be dishonoured, pillaged and plundered.
The Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party held a seminar on the death anniversary of comrade Nazir Abbasi (communist leader tortured to death by the establishment in 1981) to condemn the debate on sending Pakistani troops to help the US occupation of Iraq.
The Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party held a seminar on 9th August 2004, in which it stated that it wishes to introduce a different point-of-view, which is that the Pakistani troops should go in to Iraq to fight the US occupation.
cmkp_pk.blogspot.com   (9425 words)

The Communist party of Greece, true to its internationalist traditions, has once again provided us a great opportunity to get together from different parts of the world, to find out ways to fight aggressive imperialist forces.
Communist Party while fighting against fundamentalism is also trying to build up broad mass struggle on all fronts against imperialist conspiracy and pressure.
Our party, while trying to forge unity of communists and left forces, the most consistent against imperialism is opposed to any sectarian approach.
www.muktadhara.net /cpb.html   (2655 words)

THE CPI(M) had sent out letters to 25 communist and workers parties abroad, inviting them to send their delegations to the 17th congress of the party, to be held at Hyderabad.
While the Communist Party of Russian Federation did not sent its delegation because of legal hurdles, the Communist Party of Chile was facing a tough situation at home because of the ruling class attack against the party.
As for the Communist Party of Spain and Communist Refoundation of Italy, they were about to hold their own conferences around the same time.
www.prajasakti.com /17th_congress/conferencenews_page26.htm   (434 words)

 The Hindu : National : Sajjad Zaheer: whom time cannot take away   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
He was sent to Pakistan in 1948 to establish the Communist Party there and later arrested in the Rawalpindi Conspiracy case in 1951.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary, Prakash Karat, said Zaheer's biggest contribution was that he created a progressive literary movement, which supported the struggle of people.
Hameed Akhtar from the PWA, Pakistan spoke of Zaheer's role in setting up the Communist Party in Pakistan and said that without him, such a task was impossible.
www.thehindu.com /2006/11/05/stories/2006110513421200.htm   (689 words)

 Bangladeshi, Indian Left to talk
A delegation of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) is in India for its periodic political dialogue with Indian Left parties, in which the current turmoil in Dhaka is expected to be discussed.
CPB president Manjurul Ahsan Khan and presidium member Syed Abu Zafar Ahmed are to exchange views with leaders of CPI and the Communist Party of India-Marxist.
The CPB, initially the Communist Party of Pakistan, was repeatedly banned by the martial law regimes in Pakistan.
news.webindia123.com /news/Articles/Asia/20061114/507307.html   (175 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Communist leaders-General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (M), Harkishan Singh Surjeet and General Secretary of the Communist Party of India, AB Bardhan — are visiting Pakistan on the invitation of the Communist Party of Pakistan and had also called on President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz.
He explained that in Latin America, Marxism is flourishing in a number of countries, as is the case in Europe where places, like the Czech part of Czechoslovakia, communists have 23 percent votes.
The visiting Communist leader also stated that the CPI and CPI (M) have not been affected because "they have understood the mistakes committed in the Soviet Union".
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Mar05/05/08.htm   (379 words)

Elections are promised to be held in February 1959, while the quota system for government jobs is allowed to continue for 10 years.
Pakistan stays in the Commonwealth of Nations, but other norms of allegiance to the Queen of England come to an end today as Pakistan declares itself a republic.
Reportedly, PM Chaudhri suffered from nervous breakdown due to the political stress that came with his office - raised as a bureacrat, he was not used to it.
pakistanspace.tripod.com /56.htm   (705 words)

 Bush, Communism, and the County Dem headquarters - The Cellar
It is generally agreed by historians that if famines, prison and labour camp mortality, and state terrorism (deportations and political purges) are taken into account, Stalin and his colleagues were directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of millions.
Denmark - Communist Party of Denmark, Communist Party in Denmark
Portugal - Communist Party of Portugal, Portuguese Communist Party
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The Hindu settlers from East Pakistan and Bangladesh forced to leave their motherland due to the repressive policies by Military and conservative Muslim governments.
The party of the Have- Not's of East Bangla
Communist Party of Bangladesh (Nasim Ali of Hatia)
muktadhara.net /page15.html   (1096 words)

 The Hindu : National : Tap surplus of public units to fund social schemes: Left
NEW DELHI : The Left parties have suggested that the Government work on alternative methods to raise resources to fund social security schemes, including raising the tax-GDP ratio, and use a portion of the surplus in public enterprises.
Yechury said it was in connection with the birth centenary celebrations of communist leader Sajjad Zaheer, who had worked for the setting up of the Communist Party in the country before Partition and then went on to work for the Pakistan Communist Party.
Yechury, who travelled to Karachi along with party colleague, Rajinder Prasad, and A.K. Hangal of the CPI, said the Communist Party in Pakistan was also making its presence felt by engaging in political work.
www.hindu.com /2005/12/28/stories/2005122818531600.htm   (509 words)

 Chowk : Ideas & Identities of India Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
While City Nazim Mian Aamir’s henchmen were expected to go beyond the call of duty and make signs like there was no tomorrow, it remains to be seen if Hu Jintao and his fellow Chinese advisors go out of their way to appreciate this ugliness.
However, the leader of the Communist Party (a stringent Stalinist-Maoist) would probably not be impressed by Hu Jintao if they ever met.
Pakistan has indeed been the biggest beneficiary of the Agha Development Network’s social uplift programs.
www.chowk.com /show_interactor_page.cgi?membername=rozaiba   (1353 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 629   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The party was founded on March 6, 1948 as the Communist Party of Pakistan.
The main strength and activity of the newly constituted party was in the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
With the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent state in 1971, the party took its nomenclature as Communist Party of Bangladesh with comrade Moni Singh as its president.
www.thedailystar.net /2006/03/06/d60306061981.htm   (191 words)

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