Category Archives: Indian Communist Photos

Mythily Sivaraman : One Who Was Haunted by Fire

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish photos from the glorious life of Mythily Sivaraman who spent more than four decades of here life in the struggles of the red flag. If there is something which remained central to her entire life, then it was the devotion to sharpening the class struggle in favour of the working

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Chittoprasad : The People’s Artist

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a photo of Chittoprasad Bhattacharya whose paintings and art became a weapon in the hands of Indian masses in their struggle for emancipation.  Born in 1915 in Naihati, Bengal, Chittaprosad was a self-taught artist and a member of the Communist Party of India. His art inspirations were drawn from

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EMS and Prakash Karat at 13th party congress of CPI(M) in Trivandrum

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a photo of EMS and Prakash Karat at 13th party congress of CPI(M) in Trivandrum in Kerala.  Photo Source: India Today Magazine, This Party Congress was very important in the political-organizational history of CPI (M), since it was happening at a time when new shifts were happening both in

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Jyoti Basu Arrested During Food Movement

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a 1966 photo of Comrade Jyoti Basu, being arrested at the peak of the Food Movement.    In 1959, West Bengal  suffered from a massive food shortage. Following a month-long campaign movement, a central rally was organised in what is now the Shahid Minar Maidan. The rally, held on

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Comrade K. Damodaran

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a 1958 photo of Comrade K. Damodaran.  Photographer : James Burke Source:  Life Archive hosted by Google Comrade K. Damodaran was a theoretician, writer and one of the founding members of the Communist Party of India in Kerala. He returned to Kerala in 1937 and joined the Kerala Socialist Party and

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Communists Campaign in Delhi: First Lok Sabha Elections of 1952

In this post in the section ‘ Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a photograph from the election campaign of the Communists in the Karol Bagh area of Delhi during the first Lok Sabha Elections of 1952. It has to be underlined that Communists who had already emerged as the main ideological alternative to the bourgeois leadership of the National movement

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