November violence in Nandigram: Archives

Commentary from Sanhati:

Commentary from Sanhati: Nandigram, facts and myths. Articles by Debarshi Das, Saikat Bandyopadhyay, Suvarup Saha, Siddhartha Mitra, Partho Sarathi Roy

Citizens’ reports:

1. March 18, 2007 – Independent Citizens’ Report on Nandigram with specific stress on gender violence

2. Nov. 20, 2007 – November in Nandigram – A detailed report from Nandigram by civil society team including Patkar

3. Nov. 30, 2007 – Interim Report by Womens’ Group

4. Our men or their men – nowhere men! – An eyewitness report from Khejuri, by Sahana Roy, Dept. of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta

Photo and Video Coverage:

Paid back in the same coin:A montage of posters from the historic rally in Kolkata, November 14, 2007

Videos on Sanhati’s video page : http://sanhati.com/media/

Posters on Nandigram
by Saikat Bandyopadhyay

Petition appealing LF partners to withdraw

Petition : Appeal Left Front Partners to Withdraw from West Bengal State Government

Statement from Sanhati

Statement from Sanhati on ongoing Nandigram violence

Analytical Articles on the nature of the State and the “Left”

Dec. 9, 2007 – The Left: Rethink or Perish – Praful Bidwai
Nov. 15, 2007 – You are not what you were – Ashok Mitra on Nandigram, Translated by Debarshi Das, Sanhati.
Nov. 24, 2007 – Perspectives on Nandigram – articles from Dipankar Bhattacharya (Liberation), Mazdoor Mukti, and RDF
Nov. 23, 2007 – Nandigram: The Beating of Medha Patkar, and what it means for the Left
Nov. 28, 2007 – Has the Left taken one Right Turn too many? – By D. Bandyopadhyay
Nov. 24, 2007 – Nandigram and the Fight Against the War in Iraq – By Saroj Giri, Sanhati
Nov. 16, 2007 – Nandigram Redux: Reading Sudhanva Deshpande – By Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Kafila
Nov. 16, 2007 – Lifting the veil : Marichjhampi then, Nandigram now – By Jai Sen
Nov. 13, 2007 – Statement from Sumit Sarkar, Anand Patwardhan, Sandeep Pandey and other concerned citizens
Nov. 15, 2007 – Joto Mot Aktai Poth – Chandril Bhattacharya [PDF, Bengali]
Nov. 15, 2007 – Lessons from Nandigram’s Heroic Resistance – Vidya Bhushan Rawat, Countercurrents

Articles written to Chomsky, Tariq Ali, and others

Nov. 24, 2007 – Susan George withdraws her signature from statement issued by intellectuals on Nandigram
Nov. 21, 2007 – An Open Letter to Tariq Ali – By Kunal Chattopadhyay
Nov. 24, 2007 – Response to Chomsky et al. from Arundhati Roy, Sumit Sarkar, Saroj Giri and others
Nov. 22, 2007 – A pointwise rebuttal of Chomsky etc.’s statement on Nandigram – By Rajesh Ramakrishnan

Articles on development of events

Nov. 17, 2007 – Criminal face of a cognoscente – By Sankar Ray (contributed article)
Nov. 16, 2007 – Joe Bhattacharjee on the prowl – the CM’s veiled threats of “shutting the media down”
Nov. 16, 2007 – Power flows from gun & bottle – Encounter with Comrade X, a hooded hunter ( a The Telegraph report)
Nov. 16, 2007 – Court slams Bengal govt for Nandigram killings
Nov. 12, 2007 – (1) How CPM recaptured Nandigram – Guns, criminals, police, and party, (2) Arrest of students and intellectuals from peaceful rally: An eyewitness account, (3) Foul smell over Nandigram: A Dainik Statesman report , (4) Gujarat and Bangalore Solidarity: Concerned citizens and groups strongly condemn the recent incident of Nandigram
Nov. 11, 2007 – (1) 70 intellectuals arrested in Kolkata over Nandigram, (2) Esplanade – More than 100 people arrested from citizens’ procession
Nov. 10, 2007 – (1) Chhoto Angaria criminals caught smuggling out Nandigram victims, (2) RSP joins Medha Patkar, (3) Kshiti Goswami decides to resign over violence, Intellectuals boycott Film Fest, (4) Police arrest students at Nandan
Nov. 9, 2007 – (1) Press Release from Medha Patkar, 2-day fast announced following attack on activists
Nov. 8, 2007 – 30 people arrested in College Square, ambulance destroyed
Nov. 6, 2007 – (1) Cadres unleash violence, (2) Planned Attack : RSP Minister, (3) Lakshman Seth gives the call “kill or get killed”
Saviors of the World!

Messages of Solidarity

Open letter to The Hindu from Indian scientists about biased reporting on Nandigram

Nov. 19, 2007 – Bangalore Protests over Nandigram violence

Nov. 13, 2007 – (1) Mumbai Solidarity: Narmada Bachao Andolan and other groups demand justice in Nandigram, (2) Amnesty International report

Nov. 12, 2007 – Gujarat and Bangalore Solidarity: Concerned citizens and groups strongly condemn the recent incident of Nandigram

Articles above placed chronologically

Nov. 24, 2007 – Susan George withdraws her signature from statement issued by intellectuals on Nandigram
Nov. 24, 2007 – Nandigram and the Fight Against the War in Iraq – By Saroj Giri, Sanhati
Nov. 24, 2007 – Perspectives on Nandigram – articles from Dipankar Bhattacharya (Liberation), Mazdoor Mukti, and RDF
Nov. 24, 2007 – Response to Chomsky et al. from Arundhati Roy, Sumit Sarkar, Saroj Giri and others
Nov. 23, 2007 – Nandigram: The Beating of Medha Patkar
Nov. 22, 2007 – A pointwise rebuttal of Chomsky etc.’s statement on Nandigram – By Rajesh Ramakrishnan
Nov. 21, 2007 – An Open Letter to Tariq Ali – By Kunal Chattopadhyay
Nov. 20, 2007 – November in Nandigram – A detailed report from Nandigram by civil society team including Patkar
Nov. 17, 2007 – Criminal face of a cognoscente – By Sankar Ray (contributed article)
Nov. 16, 2007 – Nandigram Redux: Reading Sudhanva Deshpande – By Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Kafila
Nov. 16, 2007 – Lifting the veil : Marichjhampi then, Nandigram now – By Jai Sen
Nov. 16, 2007 – Joe Bhattacharjee on the prowl – the CM’s veiled threats of “shutting the media down”
Nov. 16, 2007 – Students protesting against Nandigram violence attacked by SFI
Nov. 16, 2007 – Power flows from gun & bottle – Encounter with Comrade X, a hooded hunter ( a The Telegraph report)
Nov. 16, 2007 – Terror in a microcosm – Taipara, Burdwan – the Party GRIP.
Nov. 16, 2007 – Court slams Bengal govt for Nandigram killings
Nov. 15, 2007 – (1) You are not what you were – Ashok Mitra on Nandigram, Translated by Debarshi Das, Sanhati. (2) Joto Mot Aktai Poth – Chandril Bhattacharya [PDF, Bengali] (3) Lessons from Nandigram’s Heroic Resistance – Vidya Bhushan Rawat, Countercurrents
Nov. 13, 2007 – (1) Mumbai Solidarity: Narmada Bachao Andolan and other groups demand justice in Nandigram, (2) Amnesty International report, (3) Statement from Sumit Sarkar, Anand Patwardhan, Sandeep Pandey and other concerned citizens
Nov. 12, 2007 – (1) How CPM recaptured Nandigram – Guns, criminals, police, and party, (2) Arrest of students and intellectuals from peaceful rally: An eyewitness account, (3) Foul smell over Nandigram: A Dainik Statesman report , (4) Gujarat and Bangalore Solidarity: Concerned citizens and groups strongly condemn the recent incident of Nandigram
Nov. 11, 2007 – (1) 70 intellectuals arrested in Kolkata over Nandigram, (2) Esplanade – More than 100 people arrested from citizens’ procession
Nov. 10, 2007 – (1) Chhoto Angaria criminals caught smuggling out Nandigram victims, (2) RSP joins Medha Patkar, (3) Kshiti Goswami decides to resign over violence, Intellectuals boycott Film Fest, (4) Police arrest students at Nandan
Nov. 9, 2007 – (1) Press Release from Medha Patkar, 2-day fast announced following attack on activists
Nov. 8, 2007 – 30 people arrested in College Square, ambulance destroyed
Nov. 6, 2007 – (1) Cadres unleash violence, (2) Planned Attack : RSP Minister, (3) Lakshman Seth gives the call “kill or get killed”
Saviors of the World!