People from different communities join the celebrations
NEFIS(North East Forum for International Solidarity) held the 118th birth anniversary celebrations of Comrade Irabot in History Department , Delhi University. Students, Activists and Intellectuals from various communities such as Naga, Meetei, Kuki and Bodo participated. The celebrations involved flowering tributes and a song written by Comrade Irabot was performed. The gathering stressed the need to reclaim the revolutionary legacy of Comrade Irabot from sectarian organizations and emphasized his views on International Solidarity for which he worked throughout his life. NEFIS emphasized that with the students and the oppressed masses of the North East facing the same problems such as deterioration of traditional communitarian living, encroachment of corporations in their land holdings, environmental degradation, racism and lack of good educational opportunities due to the spread of the capitalist market in these regions. It is time that they break away from the bureaucratic and community oriented organizations which seek patronage from the same mainstream parties which perpetuate inequalities so that they can come together and fight for their common demands thereby carrying forward the real legacy of Comrade Irabot instead of fighting amongst themselves.
Hem Chandra Brahma
North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS)
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