Marxist Cultural Movement
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Songs have occupied a prominent place in the anti-CAA protest movements, exploding in number as well as forms. Where did they come from? Were they created in the winter of 2019–20 or is there a longer history to the explosion of music that was seen? Sahapedia attempts to find out. (In pic: A…
Dr Sumangala Damodaran talks about various genres of protest music of the IPTA lineage and discusses about the relationship between the cultural movement and the political movement. She suggests a distinction needs to be made between culture in politics and culture as politics.
One of the most important front organizations of the Communist Party of India created for specific professional groups was, the All-India Progressive Writers’ Association (AIPWA). The Progressives were attempting to analyze literature socially and introduce scientific rationalism. They were trying…