This is not a story of death. It is a story of life. The luminous life of Safdar Hashmi, extraordinary in all its ord...

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कबहूं ना छाड़े खेत, 20 जनवरी से भेजन...

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सन् 1945 में महाराष्ट्र के ठाणे में एक बड़े विद्रो...

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17. 01. 2021

Before he was M. N. Roy

By Suchetana Chattopadhyay

The climate of war in 1914 activated the revolutionary underground in Kolkata. Securing funds and ammunitions became a priority, in the backdrop of a wider plan to overthrow British rule. A synchro

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LeftWord Books is a New Delhi-based publishing house that seeks to reflect the views of the left in India and South Asia. We publish critical and analytical works on a range of subjects, and pay special attention to works on Marxist theory. We project the interests of the working people and movements for social transformation.


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Check out the May Day Bookstore, with its fabulous collection of books. Next door is the theatre space Studio Safdar, created by Jana Natya Manch


04.01.2021 @ Songs of the Soil

Songs of the Soil

An Online Celebration of the Music about the Farmers’ Struggle against the 2020 Farm Laws

January 9, 2021, 7.00-9.00 pm

Curated and presented by S ...

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08.01.2021 @ New Year sale at May Day

Hello, Hello, Quick Announcement!

We are having a special New Year sale of used and new books at our bookstore on 8, 9 & 10 January. The new books would also be available at discounted pric ...

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