- Workers Party of Bangladesh
The Workers Party of Bangladesh is a Communist party in
Bangladesh. It is the fraternal party of CPI(M)in the country.
WPB was founded in
1980by the Bangladesh Communist Party (Leninist), Revolutionary Communist League, Majdur Partyand another group. Amal Sen was the founding general secretary.
1984the party split in two factions, both using the name WPB. One group was led by Amal Sen and Nazrul Islam. The other was led by the current president of the party, Rashid Khan Menon. In 1992they reunited.
WPB is part of the Left Democratic Front and the
Mass organizations of WPB:
* Bangladesh Chhatra Maitri (students)
* Juba Maitri (youth)
* Jatio Sramik Federation Bangladesh (LabourFront)
* Jatio Krishok Somity (Peasant front)
* Nari Mukti Sangsad (Women Front)
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