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20 Apr, 2015

India’s socio-political fabric faces “twin threats of communalism, neoliberalism” | GulfNews.com

Subhashini Ali, yet another first-time entrant in the politburo was of the view that the party has to strengthen its base by involving people from the backward classes in mass movements. “We must be strong from within by expanding the support base and the best way to do that is to protect the interest of the downtrodden against the neoliberalism trends sweeping the country,” Ali told Gulf News yesterday.

Taking a cue from Yechury’s speech at the party congress earlier in the day, Salim said the brand of neoliberalism as propounded by Modi and BJP will have to be countered on a war-footing. “India’s sociopolitical fabric faces a huge threat today from the communal and divisive politics of the BJP and the kind of neoliberalism that is being propagated by the prime minister.”

Read the rest: Yechury calls to fight “twin threats of communalism, neoliberalism” | GulfNews.com.