30 September 2019

The 21st Death Anniversary Commemoration of Revolutionary Marxist Leninist leader Com. Kolla Venhaiah was jointly organised by CPI(ML) Red Star Andhra Pradesh State Committee and Kolla Venkaiah Memorial Committee at Kolla Venkaiah Vignana Kendram, Lingayapalem, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh on 17th September 2019. CPI (ML) Red Star Andhra Pradesh State Secretary Com Kollipara Venkateswara Rao hoisted the red flag at the beginning of the program. Party State Committee Member Com Hari Prasad Mannava commemorated Com Kolla Venkaiah and his involvement in freedom struggle and historic struggle of undivided Communist Party since 1930 and later by Marxist Leninist movement till his death in 1998.

CPI(ML) Red Star Polit Bureau Member and Chief Guest of the program Com PJ James delivered key note speech on Kashmir Question and Indian People. He also releases a book written by Com Kolla Venkaiah  in 1974 on Indian Languages, federalism of states and Democratic Approach. Com. N Murthy (CPI – ML Liberation CC Member), Com. Gurram Vijaya Kuda (CPI – ML Class Struggle CC Member), Com J Ajay Kumar (CPI Guntur District Secretary), Com Pasam Ramarao (CPI-M District Secretary), Com.Tumati Sivaiah (MCPI-U), Dr. Kolla Rajmohan (Nallamada Rythu Sangam) addressed the program. n

The Communist movement in India has a history of almost a century after the salvos of October Revolution in Russia brought Marxism-Leninism to the people of India who were engaged in the national liberation struggle against the British colonialists. It is a complex and chequered history.