Comrade Patnaik's brilliant article has vehemently brought to the fore the most pertinent issue of fighting the Neo-liberal policies of globalisation as an essential component of fighting the global imperialism tooth-and-nail. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) being the vanguard of Proleteriat movement in India, at the national plane has been consistently fighting against the aggressive capitalism's LPG regime which has been imposed upon and carried persistently under the stewardship and diktats of the global imperialism. Nevertheless the state governments that it used to deliver had committed some very flawed and erroneous industrial policy which has repeatedly caused massive electoral setbacks and debacles since 2007 - because the wrong industrial policies continuously pursued by the Left Front governments had it's severe impact on the agricultural sector too, and as a result it caused a massive erosion of the support-base of the Left which comprises of the very Basic Classes that the Left in general and the CPI(Marxist) in particular represents. Now why it shall be termed as a wrong Industrial policy? Wrong in what sense? The answer is that the Industrial policy had been a flawed one from the perspective of the Communist ideology. Why so? Because since 2001 it oriented it's policies on providing undue concessions and reliefs to the corporates and monopoly business houses, and even on occasions succumbed to the demands of the corporate conglomerates, and even persisted with those despite it's severe electoral defeats and reverses thus unwilling to learn it's grave mistakes from a class angle. It had been an outright wrong policy straightforwardly simply because the Party could not understand that even under the Left ruled states where the land distribution policy had been carried out with utmost sincerity by the successive LF governments and when the remnants of the feudal establishments are rapidly getting transformed into capitalistic mode under the rampant lumpenism of neo-liberal globalised economy, and when the back of the rural poor have got pushed onto the wall out of this aggressive capitalist onslaught, at that period the Industrial policy advocated by the acquisition of the single-cropping or multi-cropping lands will just create a negative impact on the minds of the rural population to such a severe dimension that they will view the propounders of those policies simply as invaders trying to encroach upon their lands just by hook or by crook. Moreover simply by providing the monetary benefits to the rural population much more than the market price of those pieces of lands would not serve any purpose to the peasants unless a job gets legally guaranteed upon to at-least one member from each and every household of those farming population, and if that situation unfortunately doesn't occur for any rural family then that will ultimately push that peasant household towards the brink of a disaster and spell doom for that particular family. Henceforth the Left Front government in general and the CPI(Marxist) in particular had been viewed upon as an invader and encroacher of farming lands amongst a section of the rural population. The opposition's nefarious misinformation campaigns contributed immensely to the evolution of such a terrible situation as those occurred in Nandigram and Singur. And this is the background which caused the massive erosion of the support base of the Left which represents the most basic classes that the Left stands unequivocally for. This is crystal-clearly evident from the severe defeats of the Left and the CPI(Marxist) since 2007.
Comrade Patnaik being always a brilliant Marxist-Leninist Teacher as ever, has correctly reminded us and the CPI(Marxist) unambiguously that the fight against the global imperialism and the Imperialist sponsored neo-liberal economic policies must go hand-in-hand together at every levels so that the cumulative protests,agitations,movements against those perpetrators shall give severe jolts to the entire capitalist infrastructure from top-to-bottom and vice-versa.
Bhilainagar, (C.G.), Pin - 490006.
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