Leftist parties of Bangladesh

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Leftist parties of Bangladesh
« on: July 25, 2019, 12:34:34 AM »
Do we know about leftist parties of our country?  Here is a short description:
Below are the leftist parties of Bangladesh:
•   Awami League (Grand Alliance)
•   Communist Party of Bangladesh
•   Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Barua)
•   Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Dutta)
•   Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Umar)
•   Jatiya Gana Front
•   Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Grand Alliance)
•   Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD
•   Maoist Bolshevik Reorganisation Movement of the Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party
•   Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party
•   Purbo Banglar Communist Party
•   Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh
•   Sramik Krishak Samajbadi Dal
•   Socialist Party of Bangladesh
•   United Communist League of Bangladesh
•   Workers Party of Bangladesh (Grand Alliance)
•   Jatiya Oikya Front

Now we will be taking a look at their symbols and mottos:
Name: Awami League (Grand Alliance)
Symbol:
Motto: Joy Bangla
Name: Communist Party of Bangladesh
Symbol:





Ideology: Communism, Marxist-Leninism, Maoism
Slogan/Motto: Not specified

Name: Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Dutta)
Info: The Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) is a political party in Bangladesh led by Ajoy Dutta. Dutta's BSD(ML) is an underground party.
The party publishes the newspaper Porjash and is affiliated with the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement and CCOMPOSA

Name: Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Barua)
Info: The Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) is a political party in Bangladesh. The party's general secretary is Dilip Barua. The BSD-ML is part of the Left Democratic Front and the 11-Party Alliance. The electoral symbol of the party is a chair.

Name: Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) (Umar)
Info: The Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist–Leninist) is a Maoist political party in Bangladesh led by Badruddin Umar. Umar's BSD(ML) is an underground party and operates through its front Ganotantrik Biplobi Jote.

Name: Jatiya Gana Front
Info: Jatiya Gana Front (National People's Front) is a leftist political group in Bangladesh. JGF split from Workers Party of Bangladesh in 1995. JGF is led by Tipu Biswas.
In November 2007, JGF joined 10 other leftist political parties in forming the platform Gonotantrik Bam Morcha. The platform presented 15 demands, including that Fakhruddin Ahmed's caretaker government lift the state of emergency and allow political activities nationwide. In May 2010, JGF again joined most other leftist political parties to put forward a unified list of 11 demands in the areas of economics, justice, corruption, and abuse of power.

Name: Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Grand Alliance)
Symbol:





Ideology: Socialism

Name: Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal – JSD
Info: The Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal is a political party in Bangladesh. It was formed in 2002, through a split from the original Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal. The party is sometimes referred to as JSD (Rab) (after prominent party leader ASM Abdur Rab), to differentiate it from the mother party led by Inu. The Election Commission of Bangladesh calls the party Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD and the Inu-led party Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-Jasad.

Name: Maoist Bolshevik Reorganisation Movement of the Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party
Info: Maoist Bolshevik Reorganisation Movement of the Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party is an underground communist party in Bangladesh. It was formed in 2001, following a split from the Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party.
PBSP(MBRM) has obtained observer status in CCOMPOSA. Moreover, the group has initiated contacts with the Maoist sectors that considers the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement as having taken a liquidationist direction. In November 2004 PBSP(MBRM) took part in an international conference in Malmö, Sweden, which was organized by opponents to the RIM leadership.

Name: Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party
Symbol:





Ideology: Communism, Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, Anti-revisionism, Anti-Imperialism

Name:  Purbo Banglar Communist Party
Symbol:





Ideology: The PBCP follows a Maoist and staunchly Nationalist ideology it aims to overthrow the Bangladeshi government and replace it with a Communist state inspired by Maoist era China. The PBCP is staunchly anti-India, it views India as a hegemon in the region.

Name: Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh
Symbol:






Ideology: Communism, Marxism-Leninism

Name: Sramik Krishak Samajbadi Dal
Info: Sramik Krishak Samajbadi Dal (Workers Peasants Socialist Party) is a Marxist-Leninist political party in Bangladesh. The SKSD was formed in 1969 by sympathizers of the Revolutionary Socialist Party of India in East Pakistan.[1] The party was led by A. K. Fazlul Huq.
In April 1983, the SKSD joined the 15-party alliance, which included the Awami League, to oppose the Ershad regime. When the alliance split over the question of whether to participate in the 1986 general election, the SKSD remained allied with four other left-leaning parties that pledged to boycott any elections held under Ershad. In 1994, the SKSD joined eight other left-wing parties to form the Left Democratic Front, which formed the core of the 11-party alliance in 1996. The alliance contested the June 1996 and 2001 general elections, but failed to win any seat. In the 2001 parliamentary elections, Nirmal Sen was the sole SKSD candidate. The 11-party alliance disintegrated in 2005.
The general secretary of the party is Nirmal Sen. The party publishes Samajbadi (The Socialist).
SKSD is currently (2005) the coordinator of LDF. The student wing of SKSD is the Samajbadi Chhatra Jote and the agricultural labour wing is the Khet Majdur Sabha.

Name: Socialist Party of Bangladesh
Symbol:








Ideology: SPB follows a Marxist-Leninist ideological line. The party claims to uphold the original intent of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong. SPB holds that Bangladesh is a capitalist country. In line with that analysis, the party works toward a socialist revolution in the country.
Political position: Far left

Name: United Communist League of Bangladesh
Info: The United Communist League of Bangladesh is a political party in Bangladesh, founded in April 2013 through the merger conference of the Communist League of Bangladesh and the Workers Party of Bangladesh (reconstituted) held in Dhaka. Mosharraf Hossain Nannu is the general secretary of the party, Abdus Satter, Azizur Rahman, Ranjit Chattapadhya and Afsar Ali serve as secretariat members. The founding conference elected a 19-member Central Committee. The party is aligned with the Left Democratic Alliance (Bangladesh).

Name: Workers Party of Bangladesh (Grand Alliance)
Symbol:





Ideology: Communism, Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, Anti-revisionism

Name: Jatiyo Oikya Front (note: Not leftist, rather a big tent with a lot of leftist parties under it)
Symbol:







Ideology: Bangladeshi Nationalism
Political Position: Big tent.

So, this is a brief list of all the leftist parties of Bangladesh.












Md. Rayhanul Islam
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