This seems to be a comment from someone who is pretending to be SFI but belongs to the AISA.
Mona Das has the distinction of being a JNUSU President who was 'censured' by a UGBM of students. AISA cannot obliterate this fact from history.
As JNUSU President she first gave consent to the JNU Administration for Manmohan Singh's visit without informing the student community and then disappeared from campus on the day of his visit. Such lack of spine is completely unbecoming of a JNUSU President. It was the JNUSU Vice-President from SFI Dhananjay Tipathi who held fort and gave a memorandum and a piece of his mind to the Prime Minister on behalf of thousands of JNU students. The blag flag protest by AISA activists was a desperate attempt at face-savor to compensate for the unexplained disappearance of the JNUSU President from the AISA.
Right-wing organizations like the NSUI and the ABVP carried out a massive signature campaign to IMPEACH the JNUSU President. A UGBM was held and the SFI actively campaigned against the impeachment of Mona Das to argue for her 'censure' for her inability to provide leadership to JNU students. The impeachment motion brought by the right was defeated and the JNUSU President from AISA could continue in office because of the SFI.
It is pathetic to read how AISA is doing history re-writing without a shred of shame. It shows their sectarian, blind anti-SFI, anti-CPM politics. Even when the SFI saved their JNUSU President from impeachment by adopting a principled and non-opportunistic stand, the AISA only has the SFI to blame.
Thanks to this stand and the struggle for more scholarships, the SFI won the President's post again the next year and Dhananjat Tripathi became JNUSU President.
The SFI dissociated from the ugly gherao and not the worker's movement. After the rustication and punishment of ultra-left activists, it was the same SFI and Dhanajay Tripathi who sat on a hunger strike for the revocation of punishments of AISA activists. Com Sitaram Yechury also came a put his entire weight behind the JNUSU's efforts along with other former office bearers. It is only an organization like the AISA that can now turn around to spread such lies.
Blind anti-SFI, anti-CPM politics is the hallmark of AISA's politics in JNU. Such politics has nothing constructive to offer. It is unfortunate that due to Singur-Nandigram and other events, AISA has gained in JNU since 2007. But their sectarianism faces a tough challenge with the stand adopted by SFI-JNU. It is up to the SFI to reclaim its legacy and restore the JNU student's movement on its correct path. Left politics if truthful and principled to say the least. The AISA can continue with its politics of vicious lies. Nothing better is expected of them. such politics also can have no future for long.
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