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07. 01. 2022

Commemorating Venmani: Flame of Resistance by Kalpana Karunakaran

Commemorating Venmani: Flame of Resistance by Kalpana Karunakaran

‘Huts without roof.
Huts without walls.
Huts ground to dust.
To ash.
Huts with broken bangle pieces’.

These were the opening lines of an essay on the Keezhvenmani ma

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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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