Hundred Years of CPC: Great Legacy, Grave Concerns

- Part II -

If 1949 marked the culmination of New Democratic Revolution (NDR) it also meant, by definition, the simultaneous initiation of the socialist revolution/transformation. Yes, by definition, because here lies its uniqueness - - its distinctive feature - - that separates it from the bourgeois democratic revolutions. In part one of this article we revisited the legacy of the Chinese revolution up to 1949, in this part we shall outline what followed next.

'If People are Lynched for Not Saying Jai Shree Ram, I Will Certainly Protest'

(Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's comments against the use of Jai Shree Ram as a murder cry by Sanghi lynch mobs have predictably rattled the Sangh brigade. Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Ray has asked Sen to confine himself to Economics and not comment on issues of culture and politics. Sen responds to this reaction in this topical interview published in the Bengali daily Anandabazar Patrika (13 July, 2019).