ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

AM The first objective of radical pursuits is, it seems, to de-bunk Marxist notions of ideology and class consciousness, on the pretext of the need for their dialectical re-creation. Underlying exercises of this nature is a not-so-inchoate stream of ideas; caste formations are the real thing, class formations are a sham; caste-based organisations are to be hugged and much written about, outfits which declare themselves as representing the interests exclusively of the working class and the peasantry are to have their warts revealed.

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