Pragoti is happy to publish a reply to Prof. Prabhat Patnaik's article by Aditya Nigam, and two comments to Nigam's piece.
With normalcy returning to Nandigram, and with the heat generated over it in intellectual circles somewhat subsiding, it is time for us to ask the question: why did so many intellectuals suddenly turn against the Party with such amazing fury on this issue?
From B Prasant/INN
Below is the interim report by the Womens Commission of West Bengal on the alleged gang-rape at Nandigram.
In response to an editorial at TOI, Prof. Irfan Habib wrote the following letter. TOI chose not to publish it, Pragoti is publishing the letter for everyone to see.
13 November 2007
TIMES OF INDIA
For Correspondence Columns
The current frenzy of media criticism aims to damage the Left and reduce its ability to mobilise against an alliance that is in the interests of imperialism.
CRPF CONTINUE ITS PRESSURE TACTICS AT NANDIGRAM