Relevance of Gandhi
Newsclipping from the October 2, 1981 issue of India Abroad, featuring an editorial titled “Relevance of Gandhi,” by Dr. Manmohan Mehra.
Mahatma Gandhi Freedom Lecture at Williamsburg
Newsclipping from the March 15, 1982 issue of India News. The feature article is titled “Mahatma Gandhi Freedom Lecture at Williamsburg,” which reports on Indian ambassador K.R. Narayanan’s lecture at William and Mary College on February 21, 1982.
A Proposal For An Alliance Against Fascist Dictatorship In India
A document co-signed by organizations calling for “an alliance against fascist dictatorship in India.” The six groups, the Indian People’s Association of North America (IPANA), Indians for Democracy (IFD), Committee for Freedom in India (CFI), Committee of Concerned Indian Students (CCIS), New India Coalition (NIC), and Indians for Political Freedom (IPF), discuss the possibility of an alliance on
Excerpt from a report by the South Asia People’s Organization, a Berkeley-based organization that investigated the actions of Consul General of India in San Francisco, R.C. Arora.
India Today (Vol. 2, No. 1)
Six-page issue of India Today magazine published by the Alliance Against Fascist Dictatorship in India. The issue begins by detailing the ways in which the Emergency has proved ineffective. It also includes minutes from a successful meeting, three demands opposing “Indira’s Fascism” and a detailed description of the Santhal Uprising in the states of Bihar and West Bengal.
Sunrise (Vol. 4, No. 6)
This volume of Sunrise newsletter, subtitled “News and Views on Bangladesh,” covers Indira Gandhi’s re-election and its implications for the Indian subcontinent. The issue also includes a letter from the daughter of the assassinated Sheikh Mujib of Bangladesh.
India Forum Bulletin
This bulletin, published by India Forum, provides a detailed description of a demonstration that occurred during a celebration of India’s Republic Day (January 26th) in the San Francisco Bay Area. The demonstration was organized by the New India Coalition, which had the support of several groups in the Bay Area.
India Forum (May 1979)
This 97-page issue of India Forum magazine, published in Oakland, contains writing from Gail Omvedt, Sarvohara Shikshan Mala, Sharat G. Lin, and S. Ghosh. The issue also includes political documents from the Ad Hoc Committee for Inquiry into Kanpur Massacre, the Kerala State Committee of CPI (M-L), and the South Asia People’s Organisation.