Maoists expel ideologue Kobad Ghandhy for anti-party views

Nagpur, Dec 2 (IANS): The Central leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) has expelled its top cadre Kobad Ghandhy for anti-revolutionary views from the primary membership of the party. Ghandhy, 74, has spent nearly four decades in Maoist activities including 10 years in prison across six Maoist affected states.

In a statement, CPI (Maoist) said it took action against Ghandhy following his book 'The Fractured Freedom' in which he expressed his support to the government.

His book is a prison memoirs which is against the ideologies of Carl Marx, Lenin and Mao.

The book was published after he came out of jail in October 2019. First edition of the book was published in March this year. The CPI (Maoist) in its statement accused Ghandhy of abandoning the dialectical and historical materialism principles of Marxism. Ghandhy was also accused of not contacting the party leadership after his release from jail.

Ghandhy and his wife Anuradha spent a considerable time in Nagpur and eastern Vidarbha region especially Gadchiroli and worked for the .


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