Communism in Kerala

Communism in Kerala
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A. K. Gopalan
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Communism in Kerala is the strong presence of Communist-Marxist ideas of in the Indian province of Kerala. In addition to Kerala, the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura have had democratic in nature multiple Marxist governments, and change takes place in the government by regular multiparty electoral process.

E.M.S. Namboodiripad

Communism of Kerala had provided Indian Communist stalwarts such as E.M.S. Namboodiripad and A.K. Gopalan.

Today the two largest Communist parties in Kerala politics are the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (which split-off from the Communist Party of India) and the Communist Party of India. Left Democratic Front is a coalition of left wing political parties in the state of Kerala and is one of the two major political coalitions in Kerala, each of which have been in power alternatively for the last two decades (currently in opposition). The coalition consists of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Revolutionary Socialist Party (India), Janata Dal (Secular), Nationalist Congress Party, Indian National League, Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group), and Congress (S).


1934: Formation of a Socialist wing within Congress Party with C. K. Govindan Nair as Secretary. 1939: A secret meeting at Pinarayi, near Thalassery, formation of Communist Party

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