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Exhibition on CPM History Inaugurated

Published: 18th February 2015 06:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th February 2015 06:01 AM   |  A+A-

ALAPPUZHA: Opposition Leader VS Achuthanadan has inaugurated an exhibition featuring CPM history here at Town Square on Tuesday. It was part of CPM’s 21st four-day state conference to be held here from February 20.

Inaugurating the exhibition, VS said the exhibition would help recall the history and evolution of the party and would help create awareness on the struggle the party had undergone to revolutionise the society.

The exhibition has highlighted the history of World Communism and its evolution.

The description on working class movement in the state is a special attraction.

According to him, the show has put emphasis on the ‘renaissance’ period in the state in which leaders such as Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyankali and St Chavara Kuriakose Alias have been featured well and the roles they have played.

Documents including rare pictures and as many as 1200 books on Narayana Guru have been exhibited.

Films based on the ‘history of communism’ will be screened at Mini theatre set up at the venue in the coming days.

Old coins as well as agricultural equipment have been included in the show. Desabhimani Chief editor V V Dekshinamoorthi presided over the function and CPM state committee member K N Raveendranath delivered the keynote address.

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