THE REAL HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY and MARCH 8
Through painstaking and detailed research the author reveals the Socialist origins of the observance…traces the separate circumstances of the call for the observance for an international women’s day with the actual date of March 8.- Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member, Communist Party of India (Marxist).
The equally important appendix of the book ‘Myths & Reality’ clarify many widespread myths related to the International Women’s Day and the date March 8. Comrade Jawahar has done all this with painstaking and meticulous research authenticating all the important points with documents. -Annie Raja, National Executive Committee Memebr, Communist Party of India and General Secretary, National Federation of Indian Women.
The authorR. Jawaharis a journalist. Earlier he was a fulltime cadre of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in the trade union field in the 1970s in Chennai – Ambattur. He was imprisoned many times including in the Emergency period for leading or participating in the working class struggles. He has written a few books including Communism: Nartru, Indru, Naalai. (Communism: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) in Tamil. His email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.