The first half covers colonial and immediate post-colonial times, and the second explores Kerala and West Bengal, both ruled by the Left for long stretches of time.
Praful Bidwai’s posthumous book is a rich intellectual history of the Left, its contemporary fate and how it can fight back a neoliberal onslaught
Remembering Praful Bidwai on Human Rights Day - Video recording from a public discussion on 10 Dec 2015 in Bangalore
Video of Human Rights Day-Praful Bidwai book release and discussion in Bangalore at Aruppe Hall at St Joseph's college on 10 December 2015. The meeting was chaired by Cynthia Stephen and the panelists were Professor Lawrence Surendra, Dept of Economics, University of Mysore, Professor Sowmya Uma, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India University, Professor Suvrat Raju, Tata Instt of Fundamental Research, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader G.N. Nagaraj.